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Company coming? Try Maple Apple Glazed Pork Chops!

Posted: 11:55 AM, Jun 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-27 12:55:05-04

Caterer and YouTube Chef Jerod Wilcher made Maple Apple Glazed Pork Chops. (see recipe below) For more of Chef Jerod's recipes, visit www.masterkingchefjerod.com or subscribe to his Youtube channel at Master King Chef Jerod. To contact Jerod for personal chef services, email jerodwilcher@gmail.com . Follow him on Instagram at Chef_Jerod and Facebook at Creative Cooking with Master King Chef Jerod.

Maple Apple Glazed Pork Chops

4 Pork Chops

Brine:
4 c Water
1/2 c Frozen Apple Juice Concentrate, thawed
8 Black Peppercorns
1/2 c Brown Sugar
1 c Salt
4 springs Fresh Thyme

1 T Garlic Herb Seasoning (after brining)

Glaze:
1 c Maple Syrup
1 T Dijon Mustard
2 T Butter

Stuffing:
1 T olive oil
1/4 c Onion, chopped
1/4 c Green Bell Pepper, chopped
1/4 c Celery
1/4 c Red Apple, chopped
1 c Bread Crumbs
1/2 c Chicken Broth

Glaze:
1 c Maple Syrup
1 T Dijon Mustard
2 T Butter

3 T Olive Oil for cooking pork chops

Add water, salt, peppercorns, brown sugar, apple juice concentrate and thyme together to make a brine. Place pork chops into the brine for at least 2 hours, then remove and pat dry. Sprinkle with garlic herb seasoning.

In a small sauce pan on medium heat, add maple syrup and Dijon mustard. Mix well and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add butter, set aside.

In a separate sauté pan, add onions, peppers, celery, and apples. Sauté for 3 minutes. Add breadcrumbs and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Add chicken broth and cook for 1 minute and set aside.

Cut a small pocket into the pork chops. Stuff the pork chops with the stuffing. Add oil to a cast iron skillet. Cook the chops for 3 minutes. Flip over and cook for 3 more minutes. Baste the chops with the maple glaze.

Place in 400 degree oven for 3 minutes. Pull from the oven and baste with glaze one more time. Let rest for at least 5 minutes before cutting into it.