Stuffed Center-cut Pork Loin Chops

Stuffed Center-cut Pork Loin Chops Recipe

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Bill Tsolis

By
@billthegrill

a healthy way to enjoy lean pork

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

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!

About Stuffed Center-cut Pork Loin Chops

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