Grilled Pork Chops With Cinnamon-Apple Relish Recipe

Step 1

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.

CINNAMON-APPLE RELISH:

(Also delicious with grilled quail, chicken or venison sausage.)

Step 2

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.

Step 3

Dissolve cornstarch in water and stir into mixture; simmer and let reduce for 20 minutes. Use as directed above.

Things You'll Need

  • 4 Center-cut pork chops,
  • - 1 inch thick.
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
-------CINNAMON-APPLE RELISH------------
  • 1sm Red bell pepper, diced
  • 1sm Onion, diced
  • 4 Granny Smith apples, peeled
  • -and soaked in lemon water
  • 2tb Fresh ginger grated or chopt
  • 2tb Brown sugar
  • 1/4ts Red pepper flakes
  • 1tb Curry powder (Madras?)
  • 1/2ts Turmeric
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 5 Whole cloves
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 1/2c Apple juice
  • 1c Apple cider vinegar
  • 1c Toasted almonds
  • 1tb Cornstarch
  • 1 1/2tb Water

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