Stuffed Center-cut Pork Loin Chops Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Stuffed Center-cut Pork Loin Chops

Bill Tsolis

By
@billthegrill

a healthy way to enjoy lean pork


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 lb
pork loin chops (4-6 chops, 2" thick)
1 large
jalapenos, fresh (seeded, deveined, finely chopped)
1/2 medium
onion, finely chopped
3-4 clove
garlic, finely chopped
1 Tbsp
parsley, (fresh chopped)
1/2 tsp
rosemary, fresh (finely chopped)
1 tsp
oregano, dried
4 small
limes
2 oz
tequila
1 tsp
paprika, sweet mild
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp
cumin
2 Tbsp
salt and pepper
vegetable oil
1/2 box
spinach, frozen (finely chopped)
2 Tbsp
feta cheese
2-3
sundried tomatoes, finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a bowl combine jalapenos, onion, garlic, parsley, rosemary, oregano, juice of two limes, and tequila. Set aside, this is your marinade.
2
In another bowl combine paprika, cayenne, cumin, salt & pepper. Set aside, this is your spice rub.
3
In another bowl combine spinach, feta, and sun-dried tomatoes. Set aside, this is your stuffing.
4
Take pork chops and create a pocket on the side being careful not to cut all the way through. Rub vegetable oil all over chops until coated.
5
Season both sides of chops with paprika rub.
6
Next, stuff chops with spinach/cheese filling. If needed, hold seal together with skewers or tie butchers twine around chop. Don't worry about filling falling out.
7
Next, lay chops out in a pan and liberally spoon herb/tequila marinade over chops. Marinade in fridge for at least an hour, preferably over night.
8
On a gas grill on medium hi heat, sear both side of the chops at 4 minutes a side. Lower the heat to medium low for an additional 4 minutes on each side. Take chops off the grill and let rest covered for 5 minutes. Before serving, squeeze fresh limes over chops. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork, Steaks and Chops
Other Tag: Healthy