Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins
A stove-top recipe and a good to use up of a couple of left over corn muffins.
For The Stuffing
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 8 ounces fresh chorizo sausage, casings removed
- 1⁄2 cup chopped onion
- 1⁄4 cup chopped green bell pepper
- 1⁄4 cup chopped celery
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 2 corn muffins, crumbled
For The Chops
- 4 bone in pork rib chops, pocket cut in side (1 1/4 inch thick)
- 3 slices bacon, cut into 1/4 inch strips
- 1 large onion, sliced
- 2 tablespoons water
- 3 teaspoons minced garlic
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 (14 ounce) can low sodium chicken broth
- 2 teaspoons cajun seasoning
- 2 tablespoons minced flat leaf parsley
- Preheat oven to 400°F
- In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook chorizo 3 - 4 minutes. Add onion, bell pepper, and celery, saute 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in garlic and crumbled corn muffins. Cook 1 to 2 minutes; set aside.
- When cool stuff 1/2 cup stuffing into pockets of pork chops. Close with toothpick. Set aside.
- In large skillet fry bacon until browned, transfer to paper towels. Add pork chops to skillet; cook over medium-high heat 3 minutes. Turn and cook additional 3 minutes. Transfer to baking sheet. Roast chops 6 - 8 minutes.
- Meanwhile discard all but 2 tablespoons dripping in skillet. Add onions, water and garlic to skillet; saute 2 - 3 minutes. Stir flour into skillet; cook 3 - 4 minutes. Pour chicken broth and Cajun seasoning into skillet and cook, stirring until thickened.
- To serve: spoon half onion mixture onto serving platter. Place pork chops on onions; spoon remaining onions over chops. Sprinkle reserved bacon and parsley over. Serve immediately.