Bacon-Wrapped Pork Chops
Ingredients
  • 1/4cup Butter(1/2 stick), soften to room temperature
  • 2tablespoons mustardDijon-style
  • 1clove Garlicminced
  • 46-7 ounce pork chopsNew York (top loin), 1 1/4 inches thick
  • 4slices Baconthick cut
  • Saltto taste
  • Pepperto taste
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, stir together butter, mustard and garlic until well mixed. Wrap in waxed paper and shape like a stick of butter. Chill while pork is cooking. When ready to serve, cut into fourths and top each pork chop before serving.
  2. Dry the chops with paper towels and season generously with salt and pepper. Wrap a strip of bacon around each one, securing with a toothpick. Cook as directed below to medium doneness. Remove toothpick before serving chops.
  3. Broil: Broil 4 inches from heat source for 6-7 minutes. Turn and continue broiling to desired doneness, approximately 5-6 minutes, until internal temperature on a meat thermometer reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit. Allow meat to rest for 3 minutes.
  4. Pan broil: Heat grill pan over high heat. Add chops and lower heat to medium high and cook for 6-7 minutes, until nicely browned. Turn and continue cooking for about 5-6 minutes, until internal temperature on a meat thermometer reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit. Allow meat to rest for 3 minutes.
  5. Grill: Prepare medium-hot fire in grill. Grill chops over direct heat for 6-7 minutes. Turn and grill 5-6 minutes, until internal temperature on a meat thermometer reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit. Allow meat to rest for 3 minutes.