Cast Iron Pork Chops

Cast Iron Pork Chops

A classic dish, using an age old cooking method--cast iron! These tender pork chops, pair nicely with the sweet & savory complex of the onion and apple. This dish would be delicious served with cooked carrots, brussels sprouts, rice, and/or a side salad of fresh greens. A classic, flavorful, and easy recipe the family will love!


  • 2-4 pork chops or pork steaks
  • 1 T grass-fed ghee or tallow
  • 1 small to medium sized onion
  • 2 apples, favorite jam/jelly, or chutney
  • 2-4 T flour or flour alternative
  • 1 t salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 C to 1 C bone broth or water
  • 1/4 t fresh ground pepper, or to taste
  • Cast iron skillet (or use what you have)


  1. Thoroughly thaw chops/steaks in refrigerator and allow meat to sit at room temperature to get the chill off.
  2. Peel onions and chop into long slices.
  3. If using, rinse and chop apples into big bite-sized pieces.
  4. Heal oil in skillet on high heat.
  5. Combine flour, salt, and pepper into a small bowl and place the mixture in a shallow pan.
  6. Pat pork dry with paper towels and cover it with the flour mixture.
  7. Sear chops in skillet until both sides are golden.
  8. Back heat down to medium or medium-high.
  9. Add chopped onions and apples, jam/jelly, or chutney.
  10. Add just enough bone broth or water to cover the bottom of the pan to simmer into a sauce.
  11. Cover pan with lid and simmer for around 10-15 mins, until sauce thickens and pork temperature reads 145ºF.

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