Recipes and Cooking Spiced Pork and Apples 4.8 (4) Add your rating & review By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 2, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 25 mins Marinate Time: 4 hrs Bake Time: 20 mins Total Time: 4 hrs 45 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 inch thin-cut boneless pork chops (about 1/2 inch thick; 1-1/4 pounds total) ¼ cup peanut oil or vegetable oil ¼ cup honey or packed brown sugar ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoon rice wine or sherry 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1 teaspoon five-spice powder 1 2 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced 2 large baking apples (such as Cortland, Pippin, Rome Beauty, or Winesap), cored and cut into thick slices ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon or five-spice powder 4 green onions, diagonally sliced into 2-inch pieces 1 tablespoon honey Directions Place pork chops in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish; set aside. For marinade, in a small bowl combine peanut oil, honey, soy sauce, rice wine, sesame oil, five-spice powder, and ginger. Pour marinade over pork chops. Seal bag; turn to coat chops. Marinate in the refrigerator for 4 to 12 hours, turning occasionally. Preheat oven to 425°F. Drain chops, reserving 1/4 cup marinade. Arrange chops in an ungreased 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Arrange apples around chops. Drizzle apples with the reserved 1/4 cup marinade. Sprinkle apples with cinnamon. Bake, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add green onions. Bake, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes more or until chops are cooked through (160°F) and apples are tender. Arrange chops and apples on a serving platter. Drizzle apples with honey. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 539 Calories 28g Fat 42g Carbs 31g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 539 % Daily Value * Total Fat 28g 36% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 98mg 33% Sodium 473mg 21% Total Carbohydrate 42g 15% Protein 31g *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.