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Jalapeno Popper Smothered Pork Chops

Posted in : Porkl, Wheat Free on by : Nicole

A friend of mine posted this fantastic recipe and it took me quite a while to get it into the rotation and darn if that wasn’t a big mistake to wait!

I didn’t have a grill available so I decided to go with the secondary way to cook it and it was great!

Jalapeno Popper Smothered Pork Chops

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

1 hour

Category: Uncategorized

Cuisine: Mexican

Jalapeno popper pork chop


    For the pork chops (or chicken breasts):
  • 2 pork chops
  • 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp salsa verde
    For the cream cheese mixture:
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 2-3 tbl salsa verde
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp chopped jalapenos
    For the topping:
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped cooked bacon
  • 1/3 cup raw jalapeno slices


  1. Preheat the oven to 350
    For the pork chops:
  1. Combine the olive oil, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and 2 T salsa verde in a medium bowl.
  2. Add the pork chops and rub the mixture into them.
  3. Preheat the pan while the pork chops marinate for a few minutes.
  4. Once the pan is hot, cook the pork chops for about 5-6 minutes per side or until just cooked through.
  5. Place on a cookie sheet covered with a silpat
    For the cream cheese mixture:
  1. Heat the cream cheese in the microwave for 30 seconds or until really soft.
  2. Stir in the salsa verde, 1/4 cup shredded cheddar and chopped jalapenos.
  3. Divide the mixture between the 2 pork chops and pile it on top.
  4. Cook for 5-10 minutes until the mixture is melted


This is a fun and tasty meal! Pretty easy to make and enjoy!

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What a great recipe! I can be scaled to accomodate the people you have. The original was 6, i make it for just the hubby and i!

It is keto and wheat free, so can go a long way for those with different diets underway!

I used boneless pork chops

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