Drunken Apple Pork Chops

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5 from 4 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 21 minutes
Total: 26 minutes
Drunken Apple Pork Chops - this easy 30 minute recipe is a quick dinner idea and perfect for busy weeknights

These Drunken Apple Pork Chops are an easy 30 minute recipe.  They’re one of my favorite quick dinner ideas.

Drunken Apple Pork Chops - this easy 30 minute recipe is a quick dinner idea and perfect for busy weeknights

My recipe for Drunken Pork Chops are one of my family’s favorite dinners.  I love them because they are so quick and easy to make.  My family loves them because of the incredible sauce.

This recipe for Drunken Apple Pork Chops is a delicious twist on my original recipe.

Drunken Apple Pork Chops - this easy 30 minute recipe is a quick dinner idea and perfect for busy weeknights

This recipe quickly became one of our favorite quick and easy recipes.  I love it because the pork chops are smothered in sweet apples and onions and simmered in a decadent sauce made from Angry Orchard Hard Cider.

Angry Orchard is one of my favorite adult beverages.  I love the crisp apple taste — it reminds me fall all year long.

You don’t have to worry about the alcohol in this recipe because it cooks out but if you’re still concerned, you can easily substitute regular apple cider.

It really is the perfect balance of flavor and texture.  And, my family cannot get enough of these!

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Drunken Apple Pork Chops - this easy 30 minute recipe is a quick dinner idea and perfect for busy weeknights

Drunken Apple Pork Chops

5 from 4 votes
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Servings: 5
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 21 minutes
Total Time: 26 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5-6 thin cut boneless pork chops
  • House seasoning blend
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 Jonagold apple peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 Granny Smith apple peeled, cored and sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic sliced thin
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 12 oz bottle of Angry Orchard Hard Cider
  • 1/8 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf

Instructions

  • Season both sides of the pork chops with salt and pepper.
  • Add olive oil to a large skillet and heat over medium high heat until pan is hot and oil is shimmering.
  • Add pork chops to pan and sear for about 3 minutes on each side or until browned (they don’t have be cooked through since they will simmer longer).
  • Remove chops from the skillet.
  • Add onions, apples and garlic to pan and saute until softened and translucent.
  • Add flour to skillet and stir for 1 minute.
  • Stir in Angry Orchard Hard Cider, brown sugar, thyme and bay leaf.
  • Add pork chops back into the skillet; simmer uncovered for 10 minutes or until pork chops are fully cooked, flipping once.
  • Sauce will thicken as the chops simmer.

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4 thoughts on “Drunken Apple Pork Chops”

  1. I am making this on Monday. I didn’t see where House Seasoning was used in it. House seasoning is listed in the ingredients. Maybe I M missing something?

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  2. 5 stars
    I love this recipe I also do add Dijon Mustard and applesauce and sometimes do this with a pork loin in oven, yummy!

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