Pork Chops with Apple-Shallot Sauce

Pork Chops with Apple-Shallot Sauce


Serves 4

  • 4 (6 – ounce) pork chops, center cut and about 1-inch thick each

  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme

  • Salt and pepper

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 1 large apple, such as Braeburn or Rome, peeled, and chopped in large dice

  • 2 shallots, sliced thin

  • 1 garlic clove, chopped

  • 1/2 cup chicken stock

  • 1/4 cup white wine

  • 2 teaspoons honey

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala


  1. Sprinkle pork chops with thyme, salt and pepper.

  2.  Heat a saute pan over medium high heat and add oil.

  3. Add pork and saute on each side for about 4 – 5 minutes or until just cooked through.

  4. Transfer to a plate and tent with foil to keep warm.

  5. In the same pan, add the apple, shallot, and garlic.  Saute, stirring occasionally, for 3 – 5 minutes or until the apples begin to just soften and the shallots are translucent.

  6.  Stir in chicken stock, wine, honey, mustard, and Garam Masala.

  7. Continue cooking for an additional 3 – 5 minutes or until the sauce is slightly thickened.

  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  9. To serve, top pork chops with apple-shallot sauce.

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