Mexican Pork Chops Grande, OLE!
(Old photo by me)
- boneless pork loin chops (3/4-1" thick), trim fat
- packet taco seasoning mix, or your own homemade version
- 1 Tbl.
- vegetable oil
- 1 Tbl.
- 1 cup
- thick hearty salsa
- 1 1/2
- cups (packed) shredded co-jack cheese
- shredded lettuce
- chopped tomato
- sour cream
- sliced black olives
- jalapeno rings
- sliced green onion
- chopped fresh cilantro
How to Make Mexican Pork Chops Grande, OLE!
- 1Rub taco seasoning mix on both sides of all four pork chops. Or use your own taco seasoning mix. In large skillet, melt butter with vegetable oil, heat over med-high heat. Lightly brown and sear chops on both sides. Transfer to shallow, lightly greased baking dish. Top each chop evenly with salsa. Place in 350º oven for about 30-35 minutes or til done. *Chops are done when very slightly pink inside and juices run clear. *Don't overbake! Bake less if chops are thinner! Top with cheese during last 5 minutes or so of baking. Serve topped with topping ingredients to your heart's desire.
Serve with Spanish, Mexican or green rice and refried beans, salsa and white corn tortilla chips if desired.