Beer-Braised Pork Chops
These pork chops are braised in a heady mixture of sauerkraut, applesauce, Dijon mustard and a pinch of brown sugar.
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 (4 to 6-ounce) pork chops, 1-inch thick
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (22-ounce) package refrigerated sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
2 cups unsweetened applesauce
1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 cup beer
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Season pork chops with salt and pepper; place in skillet and brown on both sides. Set aside.
- Combine sauerkraut, applesauce, brown sugar and mustard in a shallow baking dish. Top with pork chops and pour beer over the top. Bake, uncovered, for 1 hour. Serve warm.
Makes 4 servings.