Bacon-Wrapped Pork Chops with Seasoned Butter
4 6-7 oz. Good Nature boneless pork loin chops, 1 1/4-inch thick
4 slices thick-cut bacon
1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick), softened to room temperature
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 clove garlic, minced
In a small bowl, stir together ingredients until well mixed.
Wrap in waxed paper to shape like a stick of butter.
Chill while pork is cooking.
When ready to serve, cut into fourths and top each pork mignon before serving.
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; serve chops with a pat of butter.
- Broiling: Broil 4 inches from heat source, 6-7 minutes. Turn and continue broiling to desired doneness, approximately 5-6 minutes for medium (160 degrees F.)
- Pan-broiling: Heat grill pan over high heat; add chops, lower heat to medium-high and cook for 6-7 minutes, until nicely browned. Turn and continue cooking for about 5-6 minutes for medium doneness.
- Grilling: Prepare medium-hot fire in grill; grill chops over direct heat for 6-7 minutes; turn and grill 5-6 minutes more for medium doneness.