Pork Chops With Bananas and Bacon (Antigua and Barbuda)

Recipe by GiddyUpGo
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    pork chops
  • 34
    tablespoon cumin
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 1
    lemon, juice of
  • 2
    tablespoons butter, softened
  • 6
    slices bacon
  • beer (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the butter with the cumin, salt and pepper. Rub the pork chops all over with the mixture.
  • Now put the pork chops on the grill and cook them over medium heat for about 7 and a half minutes per side.
  • Cook the bacon in a frying pan for just a couple of minutes, long enough for some of the fat to render. Remove and let cool.
  • Cut the bananas into chunks sprinkle them with lemon juice. Wrap the bacon around each chunk. Skewer each wrapped piece through the overlap in the bacon.
  • After the chops have been cooking for about 15 minutes, turn the heat down to medium low and put the bacon and bananas on the grill. Use a meat thermometer to make sure the chops aren't cooking too fast.
  • Continue to turn the chops and the bacon/banana skewers. At this point you can also start basting the chops with beer.
  • When the chops and bacon are thoroughly cooked, remove from the grill and serve.
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