Gourmet Pork Recipe

Baked Stuffed Pork Chops

Ingredients:Pork Chops

- 4 center cut pork chops, cut 2 inches thick, each with a pocket

Savory Stuffing:
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cups finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 1/2 cups soft bread cubes
  • 1/4 cups dark raisins
  • 2 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoon apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Wipe pork chops well with damp paper towels.
  3. Make Savory Stuffing: In hot butter in skillet, cook onion and celery until tender; about 8 minutes. Add bread cubes; brown slightly. Remove from heat. Add raisins, parsley, salt, marjoram, pepper and apple juice; toss mixture lightly, to combine.
  4. Fill pockets of chops with stuffing. Stand chops on rib bones on rack in shallow roasting pan; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Pour water to 1/2 inch depth in roasting pan (water should not touch rack). Cover pan with foil. Bake chops 45 minutes.
  5. Remove foil and bake, uncovered 45-55 minutes longer, or until chops are tender and brown.

Source: Cooks.com