Pork Chops with Apple Sage Cream Sauce

Pork Chops with Apple Sage Cream Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ - 2 lb. Pork chops
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 tart apples (Winesap, stayman, pippin, northern spy) if you can‚Äôt find any of these apples a granny smith will work just fine. Slice into 12 thin slices.
  • ½ medium onions sliced thin
  • 1/3 cup unfiltered apple cider
  • ¼ cup applejack or other apple flavored liquor
  • ½ cup chicken broth or stock
  • 2 Tbsp. minced fresh sage
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream

Directions

  1. Sear pork in heavy skillet with 2 tbsp olive oil, over medium high heat. Cook for just over 1 minute a side. Then transfer to a plate set aside.
  2. Melt 1tbsp. butter in pan in which pork was cooked. Add 2 firm tart apples and sliced onions to pan and sauté until apples begin to turn brown. About 4 minutes. Add 1/3 cup unfiltered apple cider and ¼ cup apple flavored liquor. Boil until liquid is reduced to a glaze. About 3 minutes.
  3. Increase heat to high and add ½ c chicken stock, 2 tbsp. minced fresh sage and any juices from reserved pork. Boil until liquid is reduced to syrup, about 3-4 minutes. Reduce heat to med ‚Äì high, add 1/3 cup heavy cream and cook another 2 minutes to reduce. Reduce heat to medium and place reserved pork and juices into pan. Simmer for about 3 minutes.
  4. Place pork onto serving plate and ladle sauce over meat.
  5. Serve with rice