Spiced Pork Chops with Apple Chutney
This recipe is both spicy and sweet… the perfect combination.
-Courtesy of Cooking Light Way to Cook
This delicious pork chops recipe is ready in under 30 minutes. If you don’t know what to serve as a side dish, slender haricots verts provide a pretty and quick-cooking complement. Cooking Light Way to Cook features more recipes like this, plus techniques for quick and healthy cooking.
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 chop and about 1⁄3 cup chutney)
Ingredients for Chutney:
1 tablespoon butter
5 cups (1⁄4-inch) cubed peeled apple (about 3 apples)
1⁄4 cup dried cranberries
3 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
1⁄4 teaspoon dry mustard
1⁄8 teaspoon ground allspice
Ingredients for Pork:
3⁄4 teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder
1⁄2 teaspoon ground coriander
1⁄4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut pork loin chops, trimmed
1.? To prepare chutney, melt butter in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add apple; sauté 4 minutes or until lightly browned.
2. Add cranberries and next 6 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until apples are tender; stir occasionally.
3. To prepare pork, while chutney simmers, heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Combine chipotle and next 4 ingredients; sprinkle over pork. Coat grill pan with cooking spray. Add pork to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Serve with chutney.
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