Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Maple Gravy & Apple Bacon HashPork
Recipe courtsey of Lauren Brennan of LaurensLatest.com
4 New York pork chops (top loin, 1 inch thick)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (plus more to taste)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper (plus more to taste)
2 tablespoons flour
3/4 cup chicken stock
3 tablespoons heavy cream
3 tablespoons maple syrup
4 slices bacon (thick-cut*)
3 tablespoons butter (unsalted)
2 russet potatoes (large, baked, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes)
1 yellow onion (medium, chopped)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1 fuji apples (large, peeled, cored and diced)
3/4 teaspoon seasoning (maple)
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
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1Cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp and browned, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Reserve the bacon fat – about 4 tbsps. Heat butter and 2 tbsps of bacon fat in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat.
2Add potato, onion, garlic, and apple and cook until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the maple seasoning and cinnamon, if using. Season with salt and pepper. Keep warm.
3Heat remaining bacon fat in a large skillet over medium heat. Season pork chops with salt and pepper. Add to skillet and cover. Cook, turning occasionally, until golden brown and an instant-read thermometer inserted through the center of the chop reads 145 degrees F, about 15 minutes. Transfer the chops to a plate and tent with foil to keep warm.
4Pour off all but 1 tbsp of the pan drippings from the skillet. Whisk flour into pan drippings and let bubble over medium heat for 1 minute. Whisk in broth, maple syrup and cream and bring to a boil. Cook, whisking often, until mixture reduces and thickens, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
5Crumble the bacon into the hash. Serve chops hot with the hash and sauce.
PER SERVING *
|Calories460Calories from Fat240|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
|Calories from Fat240|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.