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Pork Chops with Balsamic Onions & Figs
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Makes 4 servings
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INGREDIENTS
4 pork loin chops, bone-in, well trimmed of excess fat, about ¾-1-inch thick each
1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
½ tablespoon unsalted butter
½ tablespoon good quality olive oil
3 cups sliced onions (about 1 pound, peeled, sliced vertically)
2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
1 teaspoon thyme
3 tablespoons aged balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons dry white wine or vermouth
1/3 cup chicken stock
10 ounces dried figs
Instructions
Season pork chops with ½ teaspoon salt and pepper. Select Browning and add butter and olive oil. When hot add 2 pork chops to the Cooking Pot and brown for 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Transfer to a plate and brown remaining 2 pork chops, transfer to the plate.
Select Sauté and add the onions, garlic and thyme to the Cooking Pot. Cook, stirring for 3 to 4 minutes, until onions become translucent. Add balsamic vinegar and cook until reduced by half. Add wine, chicken stock, and remaining ½ teaspoon salt. Cook for 1 minute. Return pork chops to the cooking pot, topping with some of the onion mixture. Add figs on top. Cover and lock lid in place. Select High Pressure and set timer for 9 minutes. When audible beep sounds use Quick-Release Method to release pressure. Turn off. Remove lid carefully, tilting away from you to allow steam to disperse.
Transfer pork chops, onions and figs to a warm platter with the pan juices and serve.
If desired, cover pork chops, onions and figs loosely with a sheet of aluminum foil and place in a warm (200°F) oven. Select Simmer and reduce pan juices by half until slightly syrupy. Pour over pork chops and serve.
RECIPE FACTS

Servings: Makes 4 servings

Nutritional information per serving

Calories 504 (23% from fat ) • carb. 62g • pro. 37g • fat 13g • sat. fat 5g • chol. 99mg • sod. 454mg • calc. 166mg • fiber 8g

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