Season pork chops with salt and pepper. Sear on both sides in a hot pan over medium-high heat until golden brown. Remove and place on a baking sheet. Place in a 375 degree oven for 8 minutes. Remove from oven. Spoon cinnamon-apple relish on a serving platter and arrange chops on top.
(Also delicious with grilled quail, chicken or venison sausage.)
Coat a large skillet with vegetable oil spray and place over medium heat; add bell pepper and onion and saute until softened. Add apples, ginger, brown sugar, pepper flakes, curry powder, turmeric, cinnamon stick, cloves and bay leaves; continue to saute until they release their aroma. Add apple juice and vinegar and bring to a boil. Add almonds.
Dissolve cornstarch in water and stir into mixture; simmer and let reduce for 20 minutes. Use as directed above.