Escoffier recipe for making côtes de porc à la flamande, baked porkchops with apples, at home (Escoffier, 2921).

Have you ever made pork chops with apple sauce for dinner before? Well then, if you have, you’ve already cooked côtes de porc à la flamande. This Escoffier recipe is a very simple, but delicious dish of pork chops with baked apples. It’s a quick dinner to make, too!

Côtes de Porc à la Flamande

Côtes de Porc à la Flamande, Baked Porkchops with Apples

Preheat oven to 375ºF. Quarter, core, and peel the apples (allow one apple per chop). Cut them up in thick slices and coat with the lemon juice to prevent their browning. Season the pork chops with salt and pepper.

sear the pork chops

Melt the butter in a hot pan, and quickly brown the pork chops on both sides. Remove them to an earthenware or ceramic baking pan in a single layer. Save those pan juices!

Seared pork cutlets in a pan for baking

Cover the chops with apple slices and drizzle them with the leftover butter and pan juices.

Porkchops covered with apple slices

Bake in a 375ºF oven for 20-30 minutes, or until the apples are tender. Remove and let rest, then dish ’em up!

Baked porkchops and apple

We served our côtes de porc à la flamande with some leftover mashed potatoes and stuffing from Thanksgiving.

Recipe for Côtes de Porc à la Flamande, Escoffier 2921, from Escoffier At Home
4 boneless pork loin chops
4 Granny Smith apples
Juice of one-half lemon
35g Challenge unsalted butter
salt and pepper to taste

Cutting board and kitchen knife
Salter digital scale
Measuring bowls
Small bowl
Frying pan
Set of tongs or spatula
Baking dish