Pork On Your Fork: Pork Cordon Bleu

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

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Ingredients

4 boneless pork chops, (4 ounce each)
2 ounces prosciutto, OR wafer thin ham
2 ounces Swiss cheese, cut into 2 x 1/4″ rectangles
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 cup flour
1 egg, beaten with 1 teaspoon water
1/2 cup bread crumbs, fine
2 teaspoons butter

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Cooking Directions

New USDA Guidelines
Slice each chop lengthwise almost in half to butterfly. Between two pieces of plastic wrap, pound each butterflied chop to 1/8-inch thickness. On half of each chop, place 1/2-ounce proscuitto and 1 piece of cheese. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon thyme. Roll chops to enclose filling. Coat with flour, dip in egg wash and roll in bread crumbs.

In large frying pan, melt butter. Add pork and cook 10-12 minutes, turning frequently until cooked through and browned on all sides. Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley sprigs.

Serves 4


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Serving Suggestions

Fix the classic Cordon Bleu using boneless pork chops. Serve with elegant dish with Caesar salad, steamed asparagus and French bread.


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Nutrition

Calories: 371 calories
Protein: 32 grams
Fat: 16 grams
Sodium: 405 milligrams
Cholesterol: 135 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 7 grams
Carbohydrates: 23 grams
Fiber: 1 grams

Random Safety Tip:

Refrigerate leftover pork as soon as possible.

Recipe from: PorkBeInspired.com

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