Stuffed Center-cut Pork Loin Chops

Stuffed Center-cut Pork Loin Chops Recipe

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Bill Tsolis

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@billthegrill

a healthy way to enjoy lean pork

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Stuffed Center-cut Pork Loin Chops

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a bowl combine jalapenos, onion, garlic, parsley, rosemary, oregano, juice of two limes, and tequila. Set aside, this is your marinade.
  • 2In another bowl combine paprika, cayenne, cumin, salt & pepper. Set aside, this is your spice rub.
  • 3In another bowl combine spinach, feta, and sun-dried tomatoes. Set aside, this is your stuffing.
  • 4Take 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.
  • 5Season both sides of chops with paprika rub.
  • 6Next, 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.
  • 7Next, 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.
  • 8On 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!

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About Stuffed Center-cut Pork Loin Chops

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




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