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Cast Iron Pork Chops with Apples Recipe

Cook Time25 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Keyword: Cast Iron
Servings: 4 people


  • 2-4 Pork Chops
  • 4 Sliced Apples
  • 1 tsp Basil Leaves
  • 1 tsp Coarse Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper



  • Preheat oven to 250°.
  • Heat a 12 inch cast iron skillet over high heat. Season pork chops with salt and pepper on each side.


  • When pan is hot, sear pork chops for 90 seconds on each side.
  • When both sides have been seared, remove chops and set aside. Line the bottom of the cast iron skillet with apples.
  • Season the top with salt, pepper, and basil leaves.
  • Place pork shops on top of fruit and place skillet in the oven.
  • Cook until the internal temperature reaches a minimum of 140°.


Depending on the thickness of your pork chops, cook times can vary from 25 minutes to 45 minutes. For thicker pork chops, you can increase oven temperature to 350°.