Are you looking for a dish that combines sweet and savory flavors into a mouthwatering meal that is both practical and diet-friendly? Look no further than pork chops with apples and onion. This classic combination of flavors is sure to become a new family favorite. Bone-in chops are seasoned to perfection and cooked to tender, juicy perfection. The dish is then topped with a delectable mixture of caramelized onions and sliced apples for a perfect balance of tart and sweet notes.
Pork Chops with Apples and Onion
While some may perceive pork chops as difficult to cook and keep moist, fear not! With this recipe, you won't have to worry about any dry or tough pork chops. The secret lies in using the bone-in variety which helps retain moisture and keeps the meat tender. By following the cooking instructions, you'll be rewarded with perfectly cooked pork chops that will leave you wanting more.
To round out your meal, consider pairing your pork chops and apples with a savory side such as paleo mashed potatoes, or a simple roasted vegetable side to round things out perfectly. The possibilities are endless, making this dish a versatile and practical addition to your recipe collection.
Serves: 4 Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 10 min
• 4 bone-in pork chops, with the trimmings
• 3 tablespoon cooking fat
• 2 large onions, sliced
• 4 sliced and cored apples
How to Make Paleo Pork Chops with Apples
Heat a large pan over medium-high heat. Season the pork chops with salt and pepper to taste.
Melt 2 tablespoon of the cooking fat and fry the chops for about 5 minutes on each side, until well cooked and browned.
Set the pork chops aside, and reduce the heat to medium-low, add the other tablespoon of cooking fat and add the onion and apple slices.
Cook for about 4 minutes, until the onions are slightly soft and the apple slices have caramelized.
Serve the chops with the topping of apples and onions
More Pork Chop Recipes
Pork chops are a classic protein that is often called "the other white meat". It's often a leaner choice than beef, and is of course, paleo friendly. The sweeter meat pairs great alongside apples and onions for that combination of sweet and savory that we all love. Below are more tasty pork recipes for you to try. Just bookmark or print out your favorites!
- Pineapple Pork Chops Recipe
- Baked Pork With Apple And Fennel Recipe
- Cilantro-Lime Marinated Pork Recipe
- Grilled Pork With Basil Rub Recipe
- Pork Chops in Sweet Sauce Recipe
- Roasted Pork With Squash And Apples Recipe
Pork Chops With Apples And Onion
- 4 bone-in pork chops with the trimmings
- 3 tablespoon cooking fat beef tallow, bacon grease, or lard
- 2 large onions sliced
- 4 apples sliced and cored
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- Heat a large pan over medium-high heat. Season the pork chops with salt and pepper to taste.4 bone-in pork chops, Salt and black pepper
- Melt 2 tablespoon of the cooking fat and fry the chops for about 5 minutes on each side, until well cooked and browned.3 tablespoon cooking fat
- Set the pork chops aside, and reduce the heat to medium-low, add the other tablespoon of cooking fat and add the onion and apple slices.2 large onions
- Cook for about 4 minutes, until the onions are slightly soft and the apple slices have caramelized.4 apples
- Serve the chops with the topping of apples and onions
- Season the pork chops with salt, pepper, or any other blend of spices you prefer. This pairs well with a bit of garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika, or a simple season salt blend if you prefer.
- Serve with a paleo cauliflower or potato side for contrast.
- Pork should be cooked to an internal temperature of 145°F for safety.