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Crispy Pork Chops with Onion & Apple Marmalade

Crispy Pork Chops with Onion & Apple Marmalade | Bijouxs Little Jewels

Autumn’s grey clouds and early darkening days provide the backdrop for cozy, home-style dinners. This fall season I am sharing a little jewel from the Bijouxs family kitchen – Crispy Pork Chops with Onion & Apple Marmalade – a taste of home.

Honestly, it’s not often that I splurge to make this family favorite, but the cool, cloudy weather and early darkness of late fall, tug at my food memory for a taste of home. Crispy Pork Chops were a special treat growing up. The truly home-style coating made from saltine crackers, with their inherently crisp and salty nature, make for very tasty crust. I added a savory-sweet onion and apple marmalade condiment, which plays well against the crispy chops.

You can use just about any cut of pork chop, thick or thin, but bone-in chops stay moist, with more flavor than their boneless counterparts. When using boneless chops, I pound them them very thin, and fry in batches, placing them in the hot oven for a short bake time, just to keep them hot and crisp.

A simple cast iron skillet, a Bijouxs Basics, works perfectly to prepare this recipe. The onion and apple marmalade is a sweet and savory condiment, made easily in the same skillet after cooking the chops. The onions and apples are cooked until caramelized, sweet and golden brown. Just add a spoonful of the marmalade alongside the crispy chops.

The well-loved wood table is set with family vintage silver and china, also a bit of a splurge, along with Crispy Pork Chops with Onion & Apple Marmalade to grace the autumn table, another little jewel from the Bijouxs Kitchen.

As always, enjoy. B
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  1. Leanne T writes

    This sounds just wonderful, a perfect homey fall recipe and easy too! Thank you!

    • Lynn writes

      Hello Leanne. Wishing you a happy holiday season. Thank you!

  2. This looks amazing – I adore the marmalade!

  3. Julianne writes

    I love the knife and fork in this picture. Can you please tell me the name brand please? Thanks, definitely going to try this recipe 🙂

    • Lynn writes

      The pearl-handled fork & knife are English vintage set (maker unknown) but look for similar pieces at flea markets, picking up a few at a time, they look great mixed together. Thank you and wishing you a happy holiday season Julianne.

  4. Sippitysup writes

    There’s nothing like the warm embrace of a good pork chop! GREG

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