Apples and pork chops are a delicious and traditional combination. The vinegar in the relish helps offset the sweetness of the raisins and sugar.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Make the relish: In a medium saucepan, combine the apples, sugar, raisins, vinegar, ginger, and cayenne over medium-high heat until the sugar dissolves, about 2 minutes. Reduce heat; simmer, partially covered, until apples are soft, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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  • Make the pork chops: Season chops with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the pork chops, and cook until browned, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Serve with apple-raisin relish.

Cook's Notes

Try the tart-sweet relish with other cuts of pork, such as roasts, tenderloin, or ham.

Reviews (9)

56 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 23
  • 2 star values: 12
  • 1 star values: 5
Rating: Unrated
10/25/2012
anxious to try this
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11/03/2011
Cayenne pepper referred to in Directions is A PINCH - - - (from last time recipe was featured)
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11/03/2011
I would love to see the nutritional information.
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Rating: 3 stars
06/08/2011
Not bad but the relish was dull. Adding salt and lime made it a lot better!
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02/28/2010
my family loved it......i didn't put quite that much sugar in it.
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12/14/2009
Follow the recipe exactly and it came out delicious. I served this with a side of Israeli couscous
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Rating: Unrated
01/24/2009
I made this again one year later and it's still good. I cooked the pork chops in a cast iron skillet over medium high heat. It was done in a little over 3 minutes per side.
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01/19/2009
Made this and it's simple and delicious. My husband loved the apple relish. This is now a favorite in our home!
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01/17/2008
Great tasting, and simple and easy to prepare. I give it 5 stars!