Slow Cooker Balsamic Braised Pork Chops

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    Total Time
    8hrs 15mins
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based on 3 ratings

This pork recipe combines all the comforting flavours of Fall in one dish. Balsamic vinegar cuts through the richness of the pork, while apples add sweet balance.

recipe updated Jun 12, 2020


  • Apple icon
    2 (about 300 g)
  • Onion icon
    2 (about 280 g)
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    ¾ cup (about 180 g)
  • Water icon
    ¾ cup (about 180 g)
  • Pork ribs icon
    Pork ribs
    4 (about 4 g)
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar
    2 tbsp (about 24.3 g)
  • Balsamic vinegar icon
    Balsamic vinegar
    3 tbsp (about 49.5 g)
  • English mustard icon
    English mustard
    1 tbsp (about 16.5 g)
  • Cornstarch icon
    2 tbsp (about 16.2 g)
  • Water icon
    as needed
  • Fresh chives icon
    Fresh chives
    as needed


  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean slow cooker bowl
  2. Place pork ribs on the slow cooker bowl
  3. Add apple, onion, chicken stock, light brown sugar and balsamic vinegar to the slow cooker bowl
  4. Add English mustard, cornstarch and water to a clean small bowl
  5. Pour water into the small bowl gradually
  6. Mix with tablespoon until smooth
  7. Transfer mixture to pork and cover
  8. Cook in slow cooker - 30 min, high heat
  9. Cook in slow cooker until tender - 7 hr 30 min, low heat
  10. Serve
  11. Garnish with fresh chives
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