Barbecue Pork Chops with Smoked Cheese

Barbecue Pork Chops with Smoked Cheese


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About this recipe: Pork chops are stuffed with smoked cheese and bacon, before being barbecued to perfection. Serve with a side salad, jacket potatoes, mashed potatoes or rice. A delicious change from the traditional barbecue fayre.


Serves: 2 

  • 50g Bavarian smoked cheese, shredded
  • 4 rashes streaky bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 (5.5cm thick) bone-in pork chops
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat an outdoor barbecue for medium heat.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cheese, bacon, parsley and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper.
  3. Lay the chop flat on chopping board and with a sharp knife held parallel to the board, cut a pocket into the pork, going all the way to the bone, but leaving the sides intact. Stuff cheese mixture into pocket and close with a cocktail stick. Brush meat with oil and season with salt and more black pepper.
  4. Lightly oil the cooking grate. Barbecue over medium heat for 5 to 8 minutes on each side or until pork is done. Careful not to overcook!

Alternative cooking methods

The pork chops can also be cooked in a frying pan or under the grill.

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Reviews (2)


Great recipe - very tasty. I do prefer mine a little more cheesy though. Next time will add a little more or maybe top with a melted cheese sauce. - 03 Apr 2014


Made these for myself and my hubby and they were 'delicious'......the ingredients go so well together!I don't have a bbq,so baked them in the oven for 30 mins and they turned out great! - 03 Oct 2012

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