Featuring our Apple Fennel Chutney
4 each boneless porkloin chops
(cut 1" thick)
4 each sliced bacon
to taste salt and pepper
4 Tbs water
4 Tbs OGS Apple Fennel Chutney
Preheat oven to 400F.
Wrap one slice of bacon around the circumference of
each boneless chop
peg bacon in place with a toothpick.
Season chops with salt and pepper.
In a large, oven-safe fry pan, over medium-high heat,
lightly brown all four chops on both sides.
Place fry pan with 4 chops in oven to finsh cooking,
approximately 20 minutes.
When chops are finished, remove from oven and fry pan,
let stand 5 minutes.
Return empty pan to medium heat on stove.
Add water and deglaze pan (see notes).
Add chutney and stir with pan juices to make a sauce.
Remove toothpicks from chops, spoon sauce over top and
Deglaze is a cooking term that
means to remove flavor that is stuck to the bottom of
In this instance, when the pan with the chops comes
out of the oven there will be brown remnants of chops
in the pan. There is great flavor there. By heating
the pan with a liquid and gently rubbing the bottom
with a wooden spoon, that flavor can be lifted off of
This dish can be served over mashed potatoes or rice.
Sauteed vegetables would be a nice accompaniment as