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Easy Apple-Onion Pork Chops

 Easy Apple-Onion Pork Chops
Basic, everyday ingredients come together in Lisa Bleich’s recipe for easy weeknight pork chops. The cook from Flagstaff, Arizona combines apple juice and onions for a delicious main dish.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1/4 teaspoon browning sauce, optional


  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, 1/2 teaspoon
  • salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; add pork chops Seal bag and shake to
  • coat. In a large skillet, brown chops on both sides in butter .
  • Add onion and apple juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and
  • simmer for 4-6 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Remove
  • pork chops and keep warm. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into skillet. Bring
  • to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in
  • remaining salt and pepper and browning sauce if desired. Serve with
  • pork chops. Yield: 4 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.