Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops

Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops - 4 Chops

  1. Dice 2 apples into small bite-size pieces (preferable honeycrisp or similar or granny smith).  Then slice 1 onion into rings.
  2. Sprinkle chops with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  3. Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking, then cook chops until browned (turning over once) - about 5 minutes total.
  4. Transfer pork to a plate and add 2/3 cup balsamic vinegar, 1.5 tsp sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook about 1 minute, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  5. Reduce heat to medium, then return chops along with any juices on plate to skillet and turn 2 or 3 times to coat with sauce. Cook, turning over once, until chops are just cooked through (reaching internal temp of 155 degrees), about 3 minutes total.
  6. Transfer Chops to plate.  Add in dices apples and sliced onions. Simmer sauce, stirring to coat apples and onions with sauce.  Cook over medium-high heat until sauce is thickened
  7. Serve Chops with Sauce, Apples and Onions poured on top. 

Side Options: Brown Buttered Rice with Pecans or Almonds, Salad or Roasted Brussel Sprouts w/ Garlic Salt.

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