Bourbon-Glazed Pork Chops with Apples

Bourbon Apple Pork Chop

Drizzled with sorghum and baked in a bourbon-apple mixture, these pork chops are a fall feast.

Bourbon-Glazed Pork Chops with Apples
Yields: 4 servings
  • 4 (1½-inch-thick) bone-in
  • center-cut pork chops
  • 1½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 2 Gala apples, thinly sliced
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 3 tablespoons sorghum syrup
  • Garnish: fresh thyme leaves
  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. In a 12-inch cast-iron skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork chops; cook until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove from skillet.
  3. Stir in bourbon; cook for 2 to 3 minutes, scraping browned bits from bottom of skillet with a wooden spoon. Add butter, and stir until melted. Add apples; cook for 2 minutes, stirring to coat. Place thyme sprigs on apples. Add pork chops, and drizzle with sorghum syrup.
  4. Bake until desired degree of doneness, about 15 minutes.
  5. Garnish with thyme, if desired.


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