Pork chop sandwich with grilled Vidalia onions
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- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- one large vidalia onion, thinly sliced and rings separated
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 2 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- six boneless pork chops, 1/2 inch thick
- tasty pork chop seasoning, as needed, recipe follows
- six kaiser rolls, split
1in a large skillet over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the onion and cook for 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally until the onion begins to soften and turn Brown. Add the vinegar, soy sauce, Brown sugar, and pepper and mix well. Cook for another 7 to 8 minutes until the onion is deep Brown and very soft. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
2Season the chops liberally on both sides with the tasty pork chop seasoning.
Prepare the grill for cooking over direct high heat. Quickly toast the buns on the cooking grate and remove to a platter. Place the chops directly on the cooking grate and cook for three minutes. Flip and top with onion mixture, dividing evenly among them. Cook for another three minutes and remove chops to the buns. Serves six.
3tasty pork chop seasoning:
3 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon finely ground black pepper
1/2 tablespoon granulated garlic
1/2 tablespoon onion powder
1/2 tablespoon paprika
1/2 tablespoon lemon pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon sugar in the raw
mix together and keep in an airtight container. Makes about 3/8 cup.
The sandwich is a little more civilized because it uses boneless pork chops and sweet and delicious Vidalia onions. Be sure to cook them until they are all brown and crunchy and put plenty on your sandwich. They would go very well served with home fries and coleslaw