Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions
Pork is Good for you!
This pork chop recipe is great when the apples are fresh!! This comes together really quick and it is delish! Enjoy!
4 (6 to 8 oz) bone-in-pork rib chops (1 to 1 1/4 inches thick)
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 Granny Smith apples, cut into 1/2-inch thick wedges
1 medium-sized yellow onion, thinly sliced (root end intact)
1/3 cup of chicken broth
1 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons bourbon
8 small fresh thyme sprigs
Preheat oven to 450 F. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Cook in hot oil in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove from skillet.
Add apples and onion to skillet; cook, stirring occasionally, 4 to 5 minutes or until browned. Remove from skillet.
Add broth to skillet, and cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring to loosen browned bits from bottom of skillet. Whisk together cream and mustard; add to skillet, and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes or until bubbly.
Remove skillet from heat, and stir in bourbon. Add pork, turning to coat, and top with apples, onions, and thyme.
Bake at 450 F for 10 minutes or until liquid is just beginning to bubble. Let stand in skillet 5 minutes before serving.