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30 Minute Apple Cider Pork Chops

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


  • 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


  • 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.