Seared Pork Chops with Apples and Onion

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For the best browning on your chops, pat them dry with a paper towel before searing in the hot skillet.

Tongs in blue skillet of Seared Pork Chops with Apples and Onion
Photo: Brie Passano
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 pork chops + 2 cups apple mixture

Ingredients

  • 4 7-8 ounce bone-in pork center-cut rib chops, trimmed

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 2 firm cooking apples, cut into 1/4-inch slices

  • 1 large onion, cut into thin wedges

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ¼ cup dry white wine

  • ¼ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 - 2 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 teaspoon butter

  • Hot cooked brown rice (optional)

  • Fresh thyme leaves (optional)

Directions

  1. Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper. Coat a 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat skillet over medium-high. Add meat; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until browned on both sides. Remove from skillet; keep warm.

  2. In skillet combine apples, onion, and garlic. Cook over medium-high 6 to 8 minutes or until apples are golden, stirring occasionally. Carefully add wine; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring to scrape up crusty brown bits. Stir in broth, mustard, and butter. Return meat to skillet. Simmer, covered, 4 to 6 minutes or until just cooked through (145°F).

  3. Serve meat and apple mixture with rice and sprinkle with thyme (if using).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

321 Calories
7g Fat
33g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 321
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 426mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 8.6mg 43%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 562mg 12%
Folate, total 13.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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