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30 Minute Apple Cider Pork Chops

Heidi
This easy recipe for 30 Minute Apple Cider Pork Chops is perfect for the busy cook who wants an upscale meal without all the fuss.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine American/Italian
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 5-6 Pork Chops
  • 2 tsp olive oil plus more for sauteing
  • 1/3 cup minced shallots
  • 1 Tbsp chopped sage
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 4 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Kosher salt

Instructions
 

  • Combine the oil, shallots, and sage in a large saute pan over medium heat. Cook 2 minutes.
  • Whisk together the stock, cider, vinegar, mustard, syrup, and cornstarch. Add it to the pan.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil then stir in the raisins.
  • Reduce the heat and whisk the sauce for 2 minutes. It should begin to thicken.
  • Stir in the butter, salt, and pepper until melted.
  • Turn off the heat and pour the sauce into a bowl and set aside.
  • Put more oil into the same pan and heat up.
  • Place pork chops in pan and cook until browned, about 3-4 minutes on each side.
  • When cooked and pork measures 145 degrees, pour in reserved sauce and heat through.
  • Serve warm with vegetables.