Pan Fried Pork Chops and Homemade Applesauce
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 3 apples, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped (about 4 cups chopped)
- 12 cup water
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh
- 18 teaspoon salt
- 12 cup all-purpose flour
- 4 (5 ounce) bone-in center-cut pork chops
- 34 teaspoon salt
- 12 teaspoon black pepper, ground, fresh
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
DirectionsTo prepare applesauce, melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
Add apples to pan; cook 4 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add 1/2 cup water, sugar, juice, and 1/8 teaspoon salt to pan; cook 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Cover and cook 25 minutes or until apples are tender.
Mash gently with the back of a spoon.
To prepare pork, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Place flour in a shallow dish.
Sprinkle pork evenly with 3/4 teaspoon salt and pepper; dredge pork in flour.
Add oil to pan; swirl to coat.
Add pork to pan; cook 5 minutes or until golden.
Turn pork over; cook 3 minutes or until desired degree of doneness.
Serve with applesauce.