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Smothered Cider Pork Chops

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

2 servings

For a sweet twist on pork chops, our Test Kitchen added apple cider to this skillet entree. You’ll love these chops and their glossy onion gravy.
Smothered Cider Pork Chops Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 bone-in pork loin chops (6 ounces each and 1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced and seperated into rings
  • 1/2 cup apple cider or juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cold water
  • 1/4 teaspoon browning sauce, optional

Directions

  1. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown chops in butter on both sides. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, saute onion for 5 minutes. Stir in cider and rosemary; top with pork chops. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until meat juices run clear. Remove pork chops to a serving platter.
  3. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir into skillet. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in browning sauce if desired. Serve with pork chops.

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