apple-cherry pork chops

Hannah’s self taught culinary skills shine as she experiments her way through the kitchen. This time she creates classic recipes her entire family enjoys: apple cherry pork chops, sweet potato casserole, roasted veggies, and berry shortcake. Delicious!

Be sure to check out Hannah's episode of Real Food Real Kitchen's HERE to see how to make this and some of her other great family recipes!

 

APPLE-CHERRY PORK CHOPS

TOTAL TIME: Total Time: 30 min. 

MAKES: 2 servings

 

INGREDIENTS

2 boneless pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick and 5 ounces each)

1/4 teaspoon dried thyme

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon olive oil

2/3 cup apple juice

1 small red apple, sliced

2 tablespoons dried cherries or cranberries

2 tablespoons chopped onion

1 teaspoon cornstarch

1 tablespoon cold water

 

DIRECTIONS

Sprinkle pork chops with thyme and salt. 

In a large skillet, cook pork in oil for 3-4 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Remove and let meat stand for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, in the same skillet, combine the apple juice, apple, cherries and onion. Bring to a boil. 

Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into skillet. 

Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. 

Spoon over pork chops.