One Pot Pork with Apple in Cider Sauce

One Pot Pork with Apple in Cider Sauce

6 November 2023

If you're looking for a hearty and comforting meal that celebrates the best of British produce, look no further than this recipe for Pork with Apple in Cider Sauce. The combination of succulent pork, sweet apples, and tangy English cider creates a deliciously rich and flavourful sauce that's perfect for colder weather. Follow the simple steps below to create this delicious one-pot recipe in your own kitchen.
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Preperation Time

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

25 Minutes


1 tbsp olive oil

4 thick British outdoor-reared pork loin steaks (about 600g/1lb 5 oz total weight)

1 onion - thinly sliced

2 large cloves garlic - thinly sliced

1 heaped tbsp finely chopped rosemary

175ml/6fl oz dry English cider

125ml/4½fl oz chicken stock

2 tsp wholegrain mustard

100ml/3½fl oz crème fraiche

Squeeze of lemon juice

3 apples - quartered

cored and cut into wedges

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

3 tbsp finely snipped chives


1Heat the oil in a large, non-stick sauté pan over a medium-high heat and brown the pork all over, including the rind, for 5 minutes until golden. Remove from the pan and leave to one side

2Add the onion to the pan, turn the heat down to medium-low and cook for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add the garlic and 2 teaspoons of the rosemary and stir well

3Pour in the cider and leave to bubble gently until reduced by two-thirds and there is no smell of alcohol, about 5 minutes. Stir in the stock, mustard, crème fraiche, lemon juice and the apples and simmer, part-covered, for 5 minutes until the apples are almost tender

4Remove the lid, add the pork and cook for another 3–5 minutes or until the pork is cooked through. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle the remaining rosemary over before serving.

This one-pot meal is easy to make and doesn't need anything extra to make it a hearty meal. However, you can also serve with seasonal greens and mashed potato, to make it an even more comforting and satisfying dinner option.

A high-quality chef pan is perfect for making one pot meals like this one, and is a great addition to any kitchen.