Tortilla Salsa Pork Chops

Pan fry wafer thin pork chops with a Mexican flare!

Serves – 4 – 6

Cooking Method:  Stovetop and Convection

 

Ingredients

6 wafer thin boneless pork cutlets

2 tbsp. olive oil

1/2 onion, chopped

1 cup tortilla chips

1 cup salsa

1 lemon

salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat convection oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Rinse pork cutlets, pat dry and set aside.
  3. Place tortilla chips in a Vitamix, blender or food processor, on medium setting to create a bread crumb-like product, set aside.
  4. Lightly press pork cutlets into the finely processed tortilla crumble, coat both sides.
  5. Warm oil in a heavy skillet, add chopped onion and pork cutlets.
  6. Brown both sides of pork over medium heat, squeeze the juice of a lemon over the cutlets.
  7. Remove cutlets with tongs when lightly browned, place on paper towels to drain.
  8. Place cutlets in a casserole dish.
  9. Drain excess oil from the skillet, add salsa, lemon rinds and beer to the skillet, stir to combine.
  10. Pour salsa mixture over the cutlets.
  11. Finish cooking the cutlets in the oven for approximately 15 minutes until pork is fully cooked.
  12. Refrigerate leftover and make soft tacos the next day!