Cider Baked Pork Chops

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper
  • 6 pork chops (1/2-inch thick)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 medium apples, cored and unpeeled
  • 2 cups apple cider, divided
  • 3 TBSP brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, salt, paprika and pepper in a shallow bowl. Remove 1-1/2 tablespoons and set aside.
  3. Dredge pork chops in remaining mixture. Brown in oil in a large skillet.
  4. Arrange chops in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish. Slice apples and place on top of chops. Pour 1-1/2 cups of cider over apples. Combine sugar and allspice; sprinkle over apples. Bake, uncovered for one hour or until chops are tender.
  5. Remove chops and apples to a serving platter. Dissolve reserved flour mixture in remaining 1/2 cup of cider. Combine flour mixture and pan drippings in a saucepan; cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Spoon sauce over the pork chops.

Yield: 6 servings