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Pork Chops with Apple Sage and Stilton

Pork with Sage and Stilton - Jamie Oliver

I came across this in a Jamie Oliver book 'Cook with Jamie' and had to give it a go.

Pork Chops with Apple Sage and Stilton
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When they come out of the oven the cheese should have melted nicely. I served mine with some stir-fried shredded savoy cabbage and mash.

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pork with apples, sage and stilton, Jamie Oliver pork chops recipe
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Yield: 2
Author: Jan Bennett
Pork Chops with Apple Sage and Stilton

Pork Chops with Apple Sage and Stilton

Easy to make Jamie Oliver recipe for pork with apples sage and stilton.
Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 11 MinTotal time: 26 Min


  • 2 boneless pork loin steaks - get nice big fat ones!
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper - to taste
  • olive oil
  • 2 eating apples - unpeeled, cored and each cut into 4 wedges
  • a few fresh sage leaves
  • 2 chunky slices of stilton (or whatever blue cheese you fancy) but a nice strong one would be better


Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F or Gas 6
  1. Lay the pork chops out on a board and, using a sharp knife, make 1-inch-deep cuts all along the fatty side of them. This will help to make the skin nice and crispy.
  2. Sprinkle the chops with salt and pepper. Pour a little bit of olive oil into a hot frying pan.
  3. When the chops are nearly done, add the apples to the pan and cook till nice and golden and on their way to getting soft.
  4. Now, lift them out of the pan and put them in a lightly oiled baking tray.
  5. Put the apples onto the chops and add the sage leaves and stilton.
  6. Then, put the tray into the oven for 4 to 6 minutes until everything is golden and melted.
  7. Put the wedges of apple on top of each pork chop and dip your sage leaves in the pan oil just to dress them.
  8. Place your chops in it and cook them for 4 to 6 minutes (depending on their thickness) on each side until golden brown.
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  1. This looks fantastic. I bought some pork loin chops yesterday and was planning to do pork chops in a mushroom sauce tonight....may have to change my plans!!

  2. You're as bad as Marie! I ate all the choc raisins that I could have used for her cookies recipe. We've just eaten the por chops I could have used for this. OH bottom!
    love, Angie xx

  3. Jan, I am drooling all over! Looks fantastic, just the ticket for autumn! Much love, Raquel XO

  4. I do like to use Stilton in cooking, it has the most wonderful flavour.
    This looks delcious Jan.

  5. I love Sage!! All of these flavors sound delicious together!

  6. Mmm...that looks delicious Jan and I have all the ingredients to hand as well!

  7. Oh that Jamie Oliver! I love that man and his food!

  8. Wow - these look good. I just made a stuffed pork chop last week - I mean, what's better than pork? Not a whole lot these days. This looks great!


  9. That melted cheese on the chops looks incredible! And my mouth is watering from the quesadillas.

  10. This looks so good and sounds like it must have been absolutely bursting with flavor. I really like this and will have to try it

  11. That looks fab, Jan. I've made a recipe similar to this, but ended up passing on the cheese as I thought it would be too much. I've changed my mind now. Thanks.

  12. Oh my gosh, oh my gosh this looks so amazing. I love the photos, those apples cooking with the chops just about did me in! The real clincher, though, was those chunky stilton slices. Oh my, this is just terrific!

  13. You are killing me. This looks fabulous! I really love Jamie Oliver and his recipes. Great one - it's bookmarked.

  14. Jan, that looks so tasty and what a pretty presentation!


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