- Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Cooking time: 28 minutes
- Servings: 4
- Cost per serving: $2.17
- Storage: 3 days in the fridge. Tastier when served immediately.
- Kitchen tools: Cutting board, 2 large frying pans, sharp knife, measuring cups and spoons, spatula, wooden spoon, small sharp knife.
- This original recipe was developed by Extenso—the Université de Montréal reference centre on human nutrition.
- 45 ml (3 tbsp) butter or margarine
- 1 small yellow onion, chopped (about 125 ml / ½ cup)
- 5 ml (1 tsp) ground cinnamon
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
- 4 apples, peeled and diced (or 4 pears)
- 45 ml (3 tbsp) brown sugar
- 15 ml (1 tbsp) canola oil
- 4 pork loin chops (about 500 g / 1 lb)
- 5 ml (1 tsp) cider vinegar
1. In a frying pan over medium-high heat, cook the onion in the butter or margarine with the cinnamon, salt and pepper for about 2 minutes, or until browned.
2. Add the garlic, apples and brown sugar. Mix and cook for 10 minutes.
Tip: Use the cooking time to prepare your side dishes.
3. In another frying pan over medium-high heat, heat the oil and cook the pork chops until lightly browned on the outside and pink on the inside (about 3 to 4 minutes on each side). Add salt and pepper to the pork chops as they cook.Icône: Medium-High et “on each side”
Tip: If you don’t have two frying pans, set aside the apple mixture in a bowl and fry the pork chops in the same pan.
4. Add the cider vinegar to the apple mixture and serve over the pork chops.