Garlic Parmesan Stuffed Pork Chops are filled with a creamy filling made from cream cheese, bacon, and Parmesan cheese. They're coated in Panko crumbs, pan-fried until golden and then they finish cooking in the oven. This is pure comfort food.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 30minutes
1/2cupfreshly shredded Parmesan
4slices bacon,cooked and crumbled
1 1/2cupsPanko crumbs
4thick pork chops,bone-in or boneless
salt and pepper
In a small bowl, stir together cream cheese, Parmesan, bacon, green onion, and garlic powder until evenly mixed. Set aside.
Place flour in a shallow dish. Whisk eggs in a shallow bowl. Place Panko crumbs in another shallow dish.
Cut a pocket through the side of each pork chop to create a cavity for the filling. Season pork chops with salt and pepper.
Stuff each pork chop with cream cheese mixture. Press along seam to seal it as much as possible. You can secure it with a toothpick if you wish.
Coat pork chops in flour, dip in egg mixture and then coat in Panko crumbs. Sprinkle a little more salt and pepper on coated pork chops.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and heat oil in a large oven-proof skillet. If you don't have an oven-proof skillet, you can transfer the pork chops to a baking dish before you put them in the oven.
Brown pork chops for a few miuntes on each side. Transfer skillet to oven to finish cooking for 15 to 20 minutes.
This recipe originally appeared on spicysouthernkitchen.com