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Pan-Fried Boneless Pork Chops with Cranberry-Apple Compote

Pan-Fried Boneless Pork Chops with Cranberry-Apple Compote

Tis the season for all things cranberries. I love cranberries any time of the year but they are perfect for the holiday season. They just TASTE like Christmas. Yum! This easy and delicious pan-fried boneless pork chops with cranberry apple compote is the perfect holiday meal especially when you are short on time.

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Pan-Fried Boneless Pork Chops with Cranberry-Apple Compote

Ingredients

6 boneless pork chops
1 tsp dried thyme
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp  butter
1 tbsp shallots, minced
3 apples, cored and chopped
½ cup fresh cranberries, or thawed from frozen
1 tbsp honey
¼ c white wine or apple juice
2 tbsp  oil

Instructions

Preparing pork chops

1. Season pork chops with salt, pepper and thyme. Set aside.

Saute shallots
2. In a saucepan, melt the butter and begin to sauté the shallots over medium heat. (Did you know this cooking set is my fave? It’s in Calgary and I miss it!)

Making apple cranberry compote
3. Add cranberries and apples. Continue to sauté to break down the fruit
4. Add the honey, wine, salt, pepper and any remaining thyme.

Apple cranberry compote
5. Simmer until the cranberries begin to burst and the apples are quite soft. The liquid in the pan will begin to reduce and thicken.  Remove from the heat.
6. In a frying pan, heat the oil over medium heat.

Browning pork chops in pan
7. Sauté the pork chops 3 – 5 minutes per side or until the pork has nice caramelization and the meat is cooked through.
8. Serve the chops on rice with dollops of the cranberry apple compote over top.
9. Enjoy! I want this buffalo plaid table runner to make my table even more festive…what do you think?

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Pan-Fried Boneless Pork Chops with Cranberry-Apple Compote

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Pan-Fried Boneless Pork Chops with Cranberry-Apple Compote is an easy and delicious meal for the holiday season or any time. 

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless pork chops
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp shallots, minced
  • 3 apples, cored and chopped
  • ½ cup fresh cranberries, or thawed from frozen
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ¼ c white wine or apple juice
  • 2 tbsp oil

Instructions

  1. Season pork chops with salt, pepper and thyme. Set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, melt the butter and begin to sauté the shallots over medium heat.
  3. Add cranberries and apples. Continue to sauté to break down the fruit
  4. Add the honey, wine, salt, pepper and any remaining thyme.
  5. Simmer until the cranberries begin to burst and the apples are quite soft. The liquid in the pan will begin to reduce and thicken. Remove from the heat.
  6. In a frying pan, heat the oil over medium heat.
  7. Sauté the pork chops 3 – 5 minutes per side or until the pork has nice caramelization and the meat is cooked through.
  8. Serve the chops on rice with dollops of the cranberry apple compote over top.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 354Saturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 99mgSodium: 100mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 2gSugar: 12gProtein: 29g

Pan-Fried Boneless Pork Chops with Cranberry-Apple Compote

The Balkan Cowboy

Friday 18th of October 2019

How thick should the chops be for this recipe?

Merry Kuchle

Friday 18th of October 2019

Not super thick. Maybe half inch?

Kathy

Wednesday 5th of December 2018

I have no idea where my comment went!! Looks absolutely yummy. I wonder if pork tenderloin would work too, it's my absolute fav cut of pork.. (Likely have to roast it vs. pan fry I'm thinking)

Merry Kuchle

Wednesday 5th of December 2018

Comments go into moderation until I approve them. :) And yes, I would roast the tenderloin if you use that.

Kathy

Wednesday 5th of December 2018

Looks absolutely yummy. I wonder if you could use pork tenderloin - my favourite cut of pork...

Merry Kuchle

Wednesday 5th of December 2018

You totally could!

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