Imagine succulent, sauteed pork chops resting on a luscious layer of sliced apples that are dotted with butter and dusted with brown sugar and cinnamon. Then imagine sherry poured over the top. Bake until tender. Eat until satisfied.
INGREDIENTS (for 5 servings):
- 6 pork chops
- 3 large apples - peeled, cored and sliced
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons butter
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup dry sherry
In a large skillet, brown chops, about 2 minutes each side; reserve.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Arrange apple slices in the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon. Dot with butter or margarine. Top with browned pork chops and season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour sherry over all, cover and bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour or until tender and internal temperature of pork has reached 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).