FARMHOUSE FRIED PORK AND APPLES

FARMHOUSE FRIED PORK AND APPLES

Shortening for deep frying
6 boneless loin pork chops, 1/2 inch thick
1 large apple, peeled and cored
2 eggs, slightly beaten
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs
1 teaspoon ginger
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander (optional)
1/4 teaspoon allspice

Heat 2 to 3 inches shortening to 365F in deep-fryer or deep saucepan.
Pound each chop to 1/4 inch thickness with meat mallet. Slice apple into 6 rings.
Combine eggs and milk in shallow bowl or pie plate. Mix well. Combine crumbs, ginger, salt, coriander and allspice in another shallow bowl or pie plate; mix well.
Dip apple rings in egg mixture; coat with crumbs.
Fry apple rings, a few at a time, in oil heated to 365F. Fry 2 or 3 minutes or until deep golden brown. Turn as needed for even browning. Drain on paper towels.
Dip pork in egg mixture; coat with crumbs.
Fry pork, a few at a time, in oil heated to 365F. Fry 2 or 3 minutes or until deep golden brown. Turn as needed for even browning. Drain on paper towels.