Chops With Braised Cabbage And Apples
4 bacon strips, chopped
2 tablespoons sugar
1 onion, chopped
2 pounds cabbage, shredded
2 apples, peeled, sliced
2 tablespoons vinegar
1/2 cup dry red wine
1/2 cup water
4 pork loin chops
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
salt, to taste
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Put bacon in skillet and fry. Add sugar, and stir for 2 minutes.
Add onion, then cook for another 2 minutes. Stir in cabbage,
apples, vinegar, and wine. Cover and cook over low heat for 10
minutes. Add water, and cook uncovered for 30 to 40 minutes.
Lightly coat pork chops with mustard. Salt and pepper the pork
chops to taste. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Holding sideways, cook pork chops fat-side down until fat is browned.
Lay chops flat, cover skillet and cook for 5 to 6 minutes. Flip
chops over, replace cover and cook for another 10 minutes or until
meat is no longer pink.
Note: This dish can be served hot or cold.