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Pork chops with apples and calvados

A gourmet twist on the classic pork chops with apple sauce.

Tender pork chops with apples and calvados sauce works perfectly in this tasty dish. The family will love the gourmet spin on the classic weeknight meal.

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1.Cook pork in heated oiled large frying pan. Remove from pan; cover to keep warm. Drain and discard excess fat from pan.
2.Heat half the butter in pan; cook apples, stirring, until browned lightly. Remove from pan.
3.Heat remaining butter in pan; cook shallots, stirring, until soft. Add flour; cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add calvados; bring to the boil. Stir in vinegar, stock and cream; simmer, uncovered, until sauce thickens slightly. Return apples to pan; cook until heated through.
4.Serve pork topped with apples and sauce; accompany with a green salad, if you like.

Calvados is an apple-flavoured brandy.


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