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Asiago-Crusted Pork Chops

Asiago cheese—a popular Italian cow's milk cheese—and crunchy breadcrumbs form a delicate crust on these fork-tender pork chops. Accompany with Broccoli with Sour Cream Sauce for a hearty meal that can be on the table in less than 15 minutes.

 

Oxmoor House APRIL 2009

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop)
  • Cook time:9 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork chops
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated Asiago cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 lemon wedges
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme

Preparation

1. Place pork between 2 sheets of plastic wrap; pound to an even thickness (about 1/4 inch) using a meat mallet or a small heavy skillet.

2. Place egg white in a shallow dish. Combine panko, cheese, salt, and pepper in a shallow dish. Dip pork in egg white; dredge in panko mixture, pressing gently with fingers to coat.

3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add pork; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Squeeze 1 lemon wedge over each pork chop; sprinkle each evenly with thyme.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 253
  • Calories from fat: 44%
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 4.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 27.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 6.2g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Cholesterol: 71mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Sodium: 297mg
  • Calcium: 83mg
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