Cider Pork Chops
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 4 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1 cup sliced celery
- 4 green onions, sliced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 cup apple cider or juice
- In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add pork chops and toss to coat. In a large skillet, brown chops in oil. Remove and keep warm.
- In the same skillet, saute the celery, onions, garlic and thyme for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Return pork to the pan. Add cider. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-8 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 290 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 393mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4-1/2 lean meat, 1 fruit.
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Sep 27, 2015
In theory the recipe should be quite good, but as is I found it to be bland. I ended up kicking up the flavour with more s & p, Italian seasoning and garlic powder. If I were to make it again, I'd also either braise the chops quite a bit longer or use a pork tenderloin or pork loin.
Sep 26, 2015
Sorry...would not make again. The pork chops were tender and I liked the onions, celery, garlic mixture but the cider vinegar was def. too sour/tart for out taste...and yes it was fresh...just too sour tasting. Edible, but I would not make again. REVISED!! OMG...my apologies, I used apple cider vinegar instead of apple cider or juice...Boy what a space head I am! No wonder it was so sour. I will try again...
Jan 14, 2014
Very good and tender and easy to make
Oct 21, 2013
Very easy, very tender. A definite make again meal.
Dec 6, 2012
These chops come out so so tender off the skillet. I also didn't use apple juice because we nad none on hand, but I used Apple Strawberry Kiwi instead! These were still delisious and I will absolutely be making these in the future!
Oct 15, 2010
Aug 26, 2010
Wow! These were so good. We didn't have celery, so we made it without. We also only had apple juice, so I added a couple dashes of cinnamon. I also kept the meat covered while I cooked it so it was super juicy. I know I'll be making this again.
Aug 10, 2010
Ok so I admit I didn't make it exactly as the recipe states. I forgot to get apple cider/juice from the grocery store so I substituted chicken stock. It turned out fabulous. I thickened up the sauce with a little cornstarch and it was a hit with my family. It was simple and came together quickly. I am adding this to my list of go-to dishes.
Apr 19, 2009
I make this recipe with boneless pork loins and it's delicious. It's one of my go-to recipes when I want something other than chicken.