Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Recipe Entry: Pan-Fried Pork Chops and Homemade Applesauce

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I still have several more great recipe entries to share from the giveaway . This one is from Liz and looks yummy. She says it takes a little longer than some recipes but is really good.

Pan-Fried Pork Chops and Homemade Applesauce
Source: Cooking Light

Total: 1 hour
Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop and 1/4 cup applesauce)


1 tablespoon butter
3 apples, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped (about 4 cups chopped)
1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
4 (5-ounce) bone-in center-cut pork chops
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons canola oil


1. To prepare applesauce, melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium
heat. Add apples to pan; cook 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add 1/2
cup water, sugar, juice, and 1/8 teaspoon salt to pan; cook 25
minutes, stirring occasionally. Cover and cook 25 minutes or until
apples are tender. Mash gently with the back of a spoon.

2. To prepare pork, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high
heat. Place flour in a shallow dish. Sprinkle pork evenly with 1/2
teaspoon salt and pepper; dredge pork in flour. Add oil to pan; swirl
to coat. Add pork to pan; cook 5 minutes or until golden. Turn pork
over; cook 3 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with

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