Grilled Pork Chops with Maple Butter Recipe

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Grilled Pork Chops with Maple Butter Recipe
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Grilled Pork Chops with Maple Butter Recipe

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This recipe takes some time to prepare. But after one taste, you'll agree it's worth the extra effort. These chips get rave reviews.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • MAPLE BUTTER:
  • 1 teaspoon minced green onion
  • 8 tablespoons butter (no substitutes), divided
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • GLAZED APPLES AND ONIONS:
  • 2 large cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • CHOPS:
  • 8 pork chops (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup coarsley chopped pecans, toasted

Directions

In a saucepan, saute green onion in 1 tablespoon butter. Add apple juice; cook until reduced by half. Add cream, syrup, salt and pepper; again, cook until reduced by half an mixture is caramel-like. Add remaining butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring until melted. In a skillet, cook apples, onion, butter and brown sugar over medium heat for 3 minutes or until only is crisp-tender and apples are softened; set aside. Sprinkle chops with pepper. Brush each side with oil. Grill, uncovered, over medium coals for 7 minutes per side or until juices run clear. Rewarm maple butter and glazed apples. Divide apples between four plates; top each with two chops and a fourth of the maple butter. Sprinkle with pecans. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Pork Chops with Maple Butter in Country Pork 1996, p100

  • MAPLE BUTTER:
  • 1 teaspoon minced green onion
  • 8 tablespoons butter (no substitutes), divided
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • GLAZED APPLES AND ONIONS:
  • 2 large cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • CHOPS:
  • 8 pork chops (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup coarsley chopped pecans, toasted
  1. In a saucepan, saute green onion in 1 tablespoon butter. Add apple juice; cook until reduced by half. Add cream, syrup, salt and pepper; again, cook until reduced by half an mixture is caramel-like. Add remaining butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring until melted. In a skillet, cook apples, onion, butter and brown sugar over medium heat for 3 minutes or until only is crisp-tender and apples are softened; set aside. Sprinkle chops with pepper. Brush each side with oil. Grill, uncovered, over medium coals for 7 minutes per side or until juices run clear. Rewarm maple butter and glazed apples. Divide apples between four plates; top each with two chops and a fourth of the maple butter. Sprinkle with pecans. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Pork Chops with Maple Butter in Country Pork 1996, p100

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angelasandoval User ID: 2401339 202335
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2010

"Glazed meats aren't generally my thing, but these are phenomenal! Rich and delicious!"

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