Fried Pork Chops with Apples Recipe

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Jacob Modified: October 6, 2021
Fried Pork Chops with Apples Recipe

How To Make Fried Pork Chops with Apples

Try these fried pork chops brimming with savory, slightly sweet and tangy flavors. It’s cooked with apples in cider, mustard, and thyme-seasoned sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 4boneless loin chops,about 1-inch thick
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • kosher salt and pepper,to taste
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 2tbspbutter
  • ½red onion,sliced
  • 2large tart apples,sliced
  • cupapple cider,or as needed, not apple cider vinegar
  • 2tspgrainy mustard
  • tspcinnamon
  • 2sprigsfresh thyme


  1. Season pork chops with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown pork chops for about 5 minutes on each side or until browned (be sure not to overcook the pork). Remove from the pan, and set on a plate.

  3. Add butter and onions to the skillet. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until the onions start to soften.

  4. Add apples and continue to cook for about 5 minutes until they begin to soften.

  5. Whisk apple cider and mustard, then add to the skillet with thyme. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.

  6. Add the pork chops, along with any juices on the plate, back into the skillet.

  7. Push the pork chops down into the apples. Simmer for an additional 2 to 3 minutes or until the sauce has cooked down slightly and the pork reaches 145 degrees F with a meat thermometer.


  • Calories: 171.56kcal
  • Fat: 9.53g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.15g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.62g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.35g
  • Fiber: 3.75g
  • Sugar: 14.56g
  • Protein: 1.03g
  • Cholesterol: 15.26mg
  • Sodium: 407.95mg
  • Calcium: 25.12mg
  • Potassium: 214.86mg
  • Iron: 0.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 57.56µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.94mg
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