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Sesame Seed Coating Mix Recipe

"I like to use this coating on pork strips, chicken breasts and fish fillets," notes Katie Koziolek of Hartland, Minnesota. "It also turns these stuffed pork chops into an elegant dinner."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups crushed cornflakes
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS FOR PORK CHOPS CORDON BLEU:
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (1 inch thick)
  • 4 thin slices deli ham
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monetery Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine first nine ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: about 4 batches (about 2 cups total).
  • 2. To prepare pork chops: With a sharp knife, cut a pocket in the side of each chop almost to the bone. Stuff with ham and cheese. Place 1/2 cup coating mix in a shallow bowl.
  • 3. Brush both sides of chops with butter, then dip into coating. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes. Turn chops over; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until meat juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 481 calories, 26 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 153 mg cholesterol, 1,380 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 48 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.