We loved this! The applesauce is a great complement to the pork. We do add some cinnamon to the applesauce, but it is fabulous either way.
Pan-Fried Pork Chops and Homemade Applesauce
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- Calories: 402
- Fat: 17.6g
- Saturated fat: 4.8g
- Monounsaturated fat: 8.5g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 3.6g
- Protein: 32.6g
- Carbohydrate: 28.4g
- Fiber: 1.6g
- Cholesterol: 95mg
- Iron: 0.5mg
- Sodium: 483mg
- Calcium: 8mg
- 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 applesauce.
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