Cheesy Pork Chops with Spicy Apples

Cheesy Pork Chops with Spicy Apples


"Succulent pork chops topped with a spicy apple and onion topping and finished with cheese. Perfect with braised cabbage."

Ingredients 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 301 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 301 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 22.1 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 323 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Prepare a grill for high heat.
  2. While the grill heats, melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, and cook until soft. Season with red pepper flakes then add the sliced apple. Stir in the sugar and balsamic vinegar, and simmer for 5 minutes, or until apples are soft and golden.
  3. Season the pork chops with salt and pepper. Grill for 3 to 5 minutes per side, depending on thickness. Spoon the onions and apples on top of the chops, and top with a slice of Cheddar cheese. Cover the grill, and cook for about 3 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbling.
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I approached this recipe with cautious optomism because it sounded a little odd. It was actually very good! I did not have red pepper flakes so I left those out and didn't miss them. This may be obvious, but you need to grill these on lightly greased foil or the apples and onions will fall through the grill. You don't want to miss any of them because they are a perfect compliment to the pork chops! Really delicious!


We made this in a pan, adding a little chili pepper to the chops to spice it up. Then we cooked the apples and cheese in the drippings after removing the chops. My husband loved it! Especially with the wonderful autumn apples.

Rocky Hill Gal

Excellent! I used extra thick-cut chops, browning the meat for 5 min. on each side in a non-stick pan. Then, I simmered the chops in 2/3 c. dry sherry until done. To finish, I put the apple mixture and cheese on the chops under the broiler until the cheese melted. The pork was sooo tender. The only thing I will change the next time I make this-and there will definitely be a next time-is to double the apple mixture. This recipe is a winner!