With a fruity apricot, raisin and apple topping, these tender chops are special enough to serve to company, yet simple enough to fix anytime. The best part is that the apples don't have to be peeled—just core and slice, and you're ready to go. —Kathleen Harris Galesburg, Illinois
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 6 pork chops (1/2 inch thick)
- 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
- 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 medium unpeeled Golden Delicious apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch rings
- 1/4 cup diced dried apricots
- 2 tablespoons golden raisins
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- Sprinkle pork chops with celery salt, sage, salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown chops in butter on one side; turn. Top with apple rings. Sprinkle with apricots, raisins and brown sugar.
- Cover and cook over low heat for 18-22 minutes or until meat juices run clear. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pork Chops with Apple Rings in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p31