Korean Fusion:
Kimchi and Pepper Stuffed Pork Chops

Pork and kimchi go well together, so why not put them together in a stuffed chop dish?. The kimchi inside the pork chop takes the flavor to a whole new level. This is a simple dish that is satisfying, and can be ready in half an hour.

Servings: 4
Recipe Type: Fusion, Main Dish, Meat, Pork


2 pounds Pork Sirloin Chops (4 thick cut chops, about 1/2 pound each)
4 ounces Kimchi
2 each jalapeno peppers
2 each Red chili peppers
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

3 tablespoons Spicy Korean Chicken & Pork Marinade 


Pre heat oven to 425.

Make a "pocket" in each pork chop by cutting an "X" in the center with a sharp pairing knife. Make sure to cut just short of halfway into the meat. Insert the knife into the "X" at a shallow angle and rotate the knife through the meat without cutting all the way through.

Remove stem and seeds from the peppers, then fine chop (mince) the peppers.
Fine chop (mince) the kimchi.
Mix the minced peppers and kimchi together.
Divide the kimchi/pepper mix into four equal portions, then stuff each chop with one portion.

Lightly salt and pepper each side of the chops and let stand for ten minutes.

Place the chops on an oiled wire rack and place on the center oven rack. (Place a foil lined cookie sheet under the wire rack for easier clean up)

Bake at 425 for about twenty minutes (Ovens vary so cook until the chops reach your desired "doneness").
Finish under the broiler for a few minutes until well browned on the top.

Serve with your choice of sides.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 chop (about 10 ounces)
Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 490.48
Calories From Fat (36%) 178.18
Calories From Protein (61%) 299.13
Calories From Carbohydrates (3%) 13.17
Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0
% Daily Value
Total Fat 19.73g 30%
Saturated Fat 6.56g 33%
Monounsaturated Fat 8.52g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.67g
Trans Fatty Acids 0g
Cholesterol 206.39mg 69%
Sodium 824.62mg 34%
Potassium 1004.12mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 3.34g 1%
Fiber 1.05g 4%
Sugar 1.44g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
Net Carbohydrates 2.29g
Protein 70.15g 140%

Vitamin A 391.01IU 8%

Vitamin C 43.46mg 72%

Calcium 66.98mg 7%

Iron 3.29mg 18%

Vitamin E 0.84mg 8%

Vitamin D 0IU

Thiamin 2.33mg 155%

Riboflavin 0.93mg 55%

Niacin 11.13mg 56%

Vitamin B6 1.41mg 70%

Folate 41.46mcg 10%

Vitamin B12 1.88mcg 31%

Pantothenic Acid 2.09mg 21%

Vitamin K 1.54mcg 2%

Phosphorus 572.04mg 57%

Magnesium 72.67mg 18%

Zinc 6.09mg 41%

Copper 0.18mg 9%

Manganese 0.15mg 8%

Selenium 114.89mcg 164%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 187.64g 0%

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