The Best Jalapeno Pork Chops

Until this recipe I had always been intimidated by Stuffed Pork Chops. This recipe has changed my mind. These Jalapeno Popper Pork Chops are not only the best stuffed chops I have ever tasted, they are actually easy to make.

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You are going to love these pork chops because they are loaded with tons of flavor, are super juicy and moist.

However, we go one step closer to perfection with these Pork Chops by grilling them! As stated, grilling season is right around the corner and that means we need to add to our recipes with new ways, new foods and new flavors.

Stuffed with the flavors of Jalapeno poppers and juicy pork this is undeniably a great tasting main dish. The Jalapeno Pork Chops are also KETO approved.

Frequently Asked Questions:

            Should I use bone in or boneless Chops?

Generally, if I can not find thick cut Pork Chops, I will purchase a pork loin and slice it into the thick chops I want. Either way, you do want to have the Boneless chops for this recipe.

            Can I cook these in the oven?

Yes you can preheat your oven to 375* and bake them for 30 to 40 minutes, OR until the internal temperature reaches 145*.

            How do I keep the leftovers fresh?

You can place the chops in an airtight container and then into the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

            What makes these pork chops so special?

This recipe is the perfect way to change up the foods you grill. The recipe takes Pork from dull and boring to lively and delicious. Pulse, these are easy to make.

What do you need to make The Best Jalapeno Pork Chops

            8 ounces Cream Cheese, softened

            ⅓ to ½ cup Jalapeno Pepper, diced

            ½ cup Cheddar Cheese

            4 to 6 Pork Chops, thick cut

            ½ tsp Black Pepper

            ½ tsp Salt

            1 tsp Garlic powder

            2 tbsp Dry Rub Seasoning

            2 tbsp Olive Oil

            8 to 10 slices Bacon, thin sliced

How to make The Best Jalapeno Pork Chops

FIRST STEP:

Preheat the grill to 325*, use hickory smoke chips or smoke flavor, if possible for your grill

In a bowl combine the softened Cream cheese with the Cheddar Cheese and diced jalapeno pepper

Blend well

Make a slice in the side of each Pork Chop

Spoon the Cream Cheese filling into each slice

SECOND STEP:

Wrap each Pork Chop with 2 slices of bacon, trying to avoid the overlapping

Brush each Pork Chop with Olive Oil and sprinkle with the dry rub

THIRD STEP:

Cook the Pork Chops on the grill for 7 to 8 minutes

a)

b)

Flip over each chop and grill the other side for 7 to 8 minutes

Jalapeno Stuffed Chops are done when the internal temp reaches 145*

Remove from the heat and set to the side for up to 10 minutes

a)

b)

Enjoy!

YUM!

The Best Jalapeno Pork Chops

The Best Jalapeno Pork Chops

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  •             8 ounces Cream Cheese, softened
  •             ⅓ to ½ cup Jalapeno Pepper, diced
  •             ½ cup Cheddar Cheese
  •             4 to 6 Pork Chops, thick cut
  •             ½ tsp Black Pepper
  •             ½ tsp Salt
  •             1 tsp Garlic powder
  •             2 tbsp Dry Rub Seasoning
  •             2 tbsp Olive Oil
  •             8 to 10 slices Bacon, thin sliced

Instructions

FIRST STEP:

Preheat the grill to 325*, use hickory smoke chips or smoke flavor, if possible for your grill

In a bowl combine the softened Cream cheese with the Cheddar Cheese and diced jalapeno pepper. Blend well

Make a slice in the side of each Pork Chop

Spoon the Cream Cheese filling into each slice

SECOND STEP:

Wrap each Pork Chop with 2 slices of bacon, trying to avoid the overlapping

Brush each Pork Chop with Olive Oil and sprinkle with the dry rub

THIRD STEP:

Cook the Pork Chops on the grill for 7 to 8 minutes

Flip over each chop and grill the other side for 7 to 8 minutes

Jalapeno Stuffed Chops are done when the internal temp reaches 145*

Remove from the heat and set to the side for up to 10 minutes

Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 134Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 6gCholesterol: 246mgSugar: 18gProtein: 16g