Grilled Cordon-Bleu Pork Chops Recipe
- 2 bone-in pork loin chops (8 ounces each)
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1-1/2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
- 2 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese (3/4 ounce each)
- 2 slices deli ham (3/4 ounce each)
- 1. Cut a pocket in each chop by slicing almost to the bone; set aside.
- 2. In a small bowl, combine the water, ketchup, vinegar, onion, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, soy sauce, garlic powder and mustard. Pour 1/2 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
- 3. Drain and discard marinade. Place a cheese slice on each slice of ham; roll up jelly-roll style. Insert into each pocket; secure with toothpicks.
- 4. Grill pork chops, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 2 servings.
1 pork chop equals 478 calories, 25 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 134 mg cholesterol, 810 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 48 g protein.
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.