Pork Chops with Apples and Ginger
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ground coriander1 tsp
table salt¾ tsp
ground cumin½ tsp
black pepper¼ tsp
olive oil2 tsp
uncooked lean boneless pork chop(s)20 oz, trimmed, 4 (5-ounce) center-cut loin chops
uncooked shallot(s)1 large, finely chopped
ginger root1 Tbsp, grated, peeled fresh
fresh apple(s)2 medium, unpeeled, cored ,and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
canned chicken broth⅓ cup(s)
mustard2 Tbsp, whole-grain variety
fresh parsley2 Tbsp, chopped flat leaf
olive oil cooking spray1 spray(s)
- Stir together 1/4 teaspoon of coriander, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of cumin, and pepper in cup. Rub spice mixture onto both sides of pork.
- Heat oil in large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork and cook, turning once, until instant-read thermometer inserted into sides of chops registers 145°F, 5–6 minutes. Transfer to plate.
- Spray same skillet with olive oil nonstick spray. Add shallot and ginger; reduce heat and cook, stirring constantly, until shallot softens, 1–2 minutes. Add apples and remaining 3/4 teaspoon coriander, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon cumin. Cook, stirring occasionally, until apples begin to soften, about 2 minutes. Stir in broth and scrape up any browned bits from bottom of skillet. Cover and cook until apples are tender, about 3 minutes. Return pork and any accumulated juices to skillet and cook until heated through, 1–2 minutes. Stir in mustard. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
- Per serving: 1 pork chop with 1/2 cup apple mixture