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Apple Marinated Stuffed Pork Chops

Apple Marinated Stuffed Pork Chops

Apple Marinated Stuffed Pork Chops

  • Cook Time: 4 Hours, 50 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 chops

Apple juice concentrate flavors the pork chop marinade and tasty corn bread stuffing.

Ingredients

  • ½ tsp. Parsley Flakes
  • 2 tbsp. rosemary
  • 1 tsp. Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1 c. seasoned corn bread stuffing mix
  • 4 bone-in pork chops, 1/2 inch thick (about 1-1/2 to 2 pounds)
  • ¼ c. finely chopped apple
  • ¼ c. soy sauce
  • 1 c. apple juice concentrate
  • ¼ c. apple juice concentrate
  • 2 tbsp. butter OR margarine, melted
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Combine apple juice concentrate (thaw if using frozen), soy sauce, rosemary and crushed red pepper in a large resealable bag. Make a pocket in each pork chop by slicing horizontally from the outside edge to the bone. Add pork chops to the marinade; marinate in refrigerator a minimum of 4 hours, turning bag occasionally.
  2. Combine all stuffing ingredients in a large bowl. Remove pork chops from marinade. Fill each pork chop pocket with an equal amount of stuffing. Secure with toothpicks if necessary. Place chops on grill or broiler pan. Brush with additional marinade mixture; discard remaining marinade
  3. Grill or broil pork chops for approximately 30 minutes, turning once, or until internal temperature reaches 140˚F. Remove toothpicks before serving