Grilled Pork Chop with Raisin Bacon Whiskey Sauce

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins

I'm always in search of different ingredients for my beloved pork chops. I love pork with apple so why not pork with radisins. OMGOSH, I should have thought of this years ago! It was simply delicious. The adition of bacon and Tennesee whiskey made this extra special. I hope that you all enjoy this as much as I did. Cooking with Passion, sw :)

Ingredients

4 bone-in center-cut pork chops, 1-inch thick
1tablespoon all-purpose Greek seasoning
2tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Raisin Bacon Whiskey Sauce
4slices bacon, cut in pieces
1small shallot, chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
3/4cup California golden raisins, reconstituted
1/2cup ham stock
1/4cup whiskey
3tablespoons gourmet pepper jelly
1tablespoon lemon juice
1/2teaspoon allspice

Instructions

  1. Rub pork chops with Greek seasoning and olive oil. Grill on a medium-high grill 4 minutes on each side, or until juices run clear.
  2. To prepare sauce, fry bacon until crispy. Add shallot and garlic and sauté over medium-high heat until translucent. Add raisins and ham stock.  Remove from heat and add slowly add whiskey. Return to heat and add remaining sauce ingredients. Simmer  6 to 8 minutes, until alcohol has cooked off and the sauce has reduced by a third.
  3. Place pork chop on a warm plate and top with sauce. Garnish with chopped mint.

Recipe by Sherri Williams