Apple Citrus Pork Chops

A light refreshing citrus sauce, served with pork chops, apples and fennel.

Apple Citrus Pork Chops

Total TimeTotal Time: 45 minutes

ServingsServings: 12


8 oz. (1 cup) white balsamic vinegar

4 oz. (⅓ cup) honey

2 Tbsp grated orange peel

24 oz. (4 cups) fresh orange juice

24 oz. (4 cups) DOLE Chef-Ready Cuts Diced Apples

7.5 lb. 12 (3/4-inch thick) pork chops

as needed fennel seed crushed

as needed garlic salt

as needed ground black pepper

as needed canola oil

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  1. Combine vinegar, honey, orange peel, and 1/2 cup orange juice in large skillet. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until reduced by half. Add apples, stirring to blend. Remove from heat.

  2. Lightly sprinkle pork chops with fennel, garlic salt and pepper.

  3. Heat oil in skillet, sauté pork chops, turning once. Cook about 3-4 minutes per side. During last 2 minutes of cooking add 2 tablespoons orange juice to glaze each pork chop, turning over to coat.

  4. Serve one chop per portion, topping with 1/4 cup apple mixture.

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