Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Spiced Fruit
- Yield: 4
- Servings: 4
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 8:20 h
- Ready In: 8:30 h
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Saturated Fat4.0 g
Trans Fat4.8 g
Unsaturated Fat1.0 g
Slow cooker pork chops with spiced fruits. These Pork Chops with Spiced Fruit are a one-pot meal that will cook to perfection with the minimum of fuss. Perfect for a busy day or midweek meal.
Why would you choose to cook this dish in a slow cooker?
Pork chops are a popular choice for slow cooker recipes because they are inexpensive and easy to prepare. They also turn out tender, juicy, and flavorful.
What are the benefits of cooking pork chops?
Pork chops are a great, easy-to-make dish that can be cooked in a slow cooker. The meat is always tender and flavorful and it is always moist.
It’s easy to cook pork chops in a slow cooker because the meat doesn’t dry out or get overcooked. It also makes it easier for people who don’t have much time to spare during the week, since they can just set the timer for 6 hours and forget about it.
Which fruits would you recommend adding a cooker if this isn’t your first time using a slow cooker for meal prep?
Slow cookers are great for cooking a variety of dishes and they are also convenient if you don’t have any extra time during the day. Here is a list of fruits that will work well in a slow cooker.
Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Spiced Fruits
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- 4 boneless pork chops
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 16 oz (480 g) package dried apples
- 1 medium onion,peeled and chopped
- 1/4 cup raisins
- 3/4 cup (180 ml) freshly squeezed orange juice
- 3/4 cup (180 ml) chicken broth
- 1 small jalapeño pepper,seeded and finely chopped
- 1 clove garlic,peeled and minced
- 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) water
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- Orange Couscous(see recipe below)
Sprinkle pork chops with salt and black pepper.
In a large nonstick skillet preheat vegetable oil. Add seasoned pork chops and cook until brown on both sides.
Place cooked pork in a slow cooker.
In a small mixing bowl, combine apples, onion, and raisins. Sprinkle apple mixture over chops.
In another mixing bowl, stir together orange juice, chicken broth,jalapeño pepper, garlic, ginger, and apple pie spice. Pour overall.
Cover slow cooker and cook on low-heat setting for 6-8 hours. Transfer slow cooker pork chops and fruit to a platter and keep warm.
To prepare sauce, measure juices, skim fat from juices, and put in a saucepan. Combine 1/4 cup fresh water and cornstarch. Stir into juices in a saucepan. .Cook and stir until thickened. Cook and stir for further 2 minutes. Serve slow cooker pork chops with Orange-Almond Couscous. Pass sauce.
Orange-Almond Couscous: In a saucepan, combine 1 cup fresh water and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil.
Remove from heat and stir in 2/3 cup quick-cooking couscous and 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel. over with a lid and put aside for 5 minutes. Stir in 2 tablespoons toasted almonds.