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Old 06-10-2019, 03:06 PM   #1
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Southern Fried Apples

Southern Fried Apples


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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter, cubed
6 medium unpeeled red apples, sliced
3/4 cup sugar, divided
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

Melt butter in a large cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet. Add apples and 1/2 cup sugar; stir to mix well. Cover and cook over low heat for 20 minutes or until apples are tender, stirring frequently.
Add cinnamon and remaining sugar. ( I added another 2 TBL of butter at this point).
Cook and stir over medium-high heat 5-10 minutes longer.



Variation ...
During the Holiday season, Granny would add 1/2 cup of Red Hots and 1/2 cup of water to the butter at the start...


Serve with Pork !


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Old 06-10-2019, 04:27 PM   #2
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Red Hots! Yep, that's how I remember them.
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Old 06-10-2019, 04:28 PM   #3
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Love fried apples. They're the perfect side for pork chops
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Old 06-10-2019, 07:59 PM   #4
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I'll make sumpthin simular, not as sweet though, with sliced pork loin tonight.
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Old 06-10-2019, 08:07 PM   #5
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Thank you, LT! I love fried apples - looks and sounds delicious.
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Old 06-10-2019, 09:05 PM   #6
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I've been doing a quick version of this for years with butter, cinnamon and a grate of nutmeg as a topping for waffles. Delicious! I never knew they were "Southern Fried".
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Old 06-11-2019, 01:10 AM   #7
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Andy, I think you need to put a lot of sugar and butter into it to call it "Southern".

When I make sauteed apples, I use roughly one Tbsp of butter for the pan, and half a Tbsp of brown sugar for each apple. A splash of Bourbon doesn't hurt, either. Maybe I should call mine "Kentucky Fried Apples".
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Old 06-13-2019, 08:53 AM   #8
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Now that that one step farther and make fried apple pie. Mmmmmm
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Old 06-15-2019, 01:34 AM   #9
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another quick and easy apple recipe;

One apple per person, whatever your favorite apple variety is.
Cut the apple in half, from stem to bud. With a melon baller, remove the seed core. Place the apples skin side down in a microwave save casserole dish. Fill the divits created from removing the apple core with onetbs. brown sugar, 1 bs. butter, and 1.2 tsp. vanilla extract. Place in microwave and cook on high for seven minutes The brown sugar, butter, and vanilla combine to make a rich butterscotch sauce that flows over the baked apples. Serve with french vanilla ice cream. Yum.

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