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Apple Pork Chops Recipe

Apple Pork Chops Recipe

Sweet-tart apple, onion, thyme and Dijon give these chops delightful flavor. —Deborah Williams, Peoria, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 large apple, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and broth; set aside. In a large skillet, cook chops in oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until chops are lightly browned; drain. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same skillet, saute apple and onion until apple is crisp-tender. Stir in the broth mixture, apple juice, mustard and thyme; bring to a boil. Add pork chops. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4-5 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chop with 1/4 cup sauce equals 221 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 277 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.