|PALEO Pork chop and Apple Compote a la Clinton Kelly on THE CHEW|
I adapted The Chew's Clinton Kelly's recipe for his Grandma Annette's Pork Chops and apple compote, for last night's dinner. Mostly because I didn't have the cabbage at home, I had everything else, and I was hungry. For the entire post, including the braised cabbage, which would have been wonderful, go to this link: Clinton Kelly's Grandma Annette's Pork Chops.
For Christmas, I received a great present all the way from FLORIDA, of a Lodge cast iron skillet, allowing me for the first time ever, to be able to start a dish on the stove and then finish it off in the oven, which is what I did. However . . . I have to keep reminding myself that the handle is H O T!!! and to use an oven mitt!
Just as an aside, I do use a lot of Dean & Deluca spices, because I think they are the best, but for sure the cinnamon is the most fragrant, sweetest cinnamon powder you will ever find, in my opinion. I also added a few raisins to this. Trader Joe's has a Jumbo Raisin Medley that doesn't have any added sugar & they are really kind of tangy sweet different tasting, so I threw a handful in while it was on the stove and I did add a little more water while it was cooking. I put the recipe as THE CHEW had it, but I seldom stick to a recipe.
- For the Pork Chops:
- thick cut pork chop
- extra virgin olive oil
- salt and black pepper to taste
- For the Apple Compote:
- 3 granny smith apples (peeled and large diced)
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon Dean and Deluca cinnamon
- 1 lemon (juiced)
- salt to taste