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Baked Pork Chops with Yams and Apples

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Cook Time: 35 Min

Yield: 4 Servings

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 C. Maple Grove Farms® Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • OR or 1 small garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon
  • 1 C. chicken stock or broth
  • 2 Tbsp. Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 4 boneless loin pork chops
  • 3 medium yams or sweet potatoes
  • 2 Granny Smith apples
  • Parsley for garnish

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 375°F. Combine maple syrup, garlic, ginger, salt, pepper, cinnamon and chicken stock; mix well. Line a roasting pan with aluminum foil.
  2. HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown pork chops on both sides. Remove from pan. Place chops in roasting pan.
  3. ADD yams and apples. Pour maple syrup mixture over ingredients in pan.
  4. BAKE, uncovered, 25 minutes. Remove pan from oven. Turn chops, yams and apples gently with spatula. Return to oven.
  5. BAKE an additional 10 minutes or until apples and potatoes are soft and pork internal temperature reaches 145°F. Spoon apples and sweet potatoes onto serving platter and cover loosely. Pour remaining sauce into medium saucepan and simmer to reduce for 5 minutes. Pour over pork chops, sweet potatoes and apples. Serve.

Baked Pork Chops with Yams and Apples

baked-pork-chops-with-yams-and-apples

Cook Time: 35 Min

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 C. Maple Grove Farms® Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • OR or 1 small garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon
  • 1 C. chicken stock or broth
  • 2 Tbsp. Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 4 boneless loin pork chops
  • 3 medium yams or sweet potatoes
  • 2 Granny Smith apples
  • Parsley for garnish

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 375°F. Combine maple syrup, garlic, ginger, salt, pepper, cinnamon and chicken stock; mix well. Line a roasting pan with aluminum foil.
  2. HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown pork chops on both sides. Remove from pan. Place chops in roasting pan.
  3. ADD yams and apples. Pour maple syrup mixture over ingredients in pan.
  4. BAKE, uncovered, 25 minutes. Remove pan from oven. Turn chops, yams and apples gently with spatula. Return to oven.
  5. BAKE an additional 10 minutes or until apples and potatoes are soft and pork internal temperature reaches 145°F. Spoon apples and sweet potatoes onto serving platter and cover loosely. Pour remaining sauce into medium saucepan and simmer to reduce for 5 minutes. Pour over pork chops, sweet potatoes and apples. Serve.

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