Ingredients

Breaded Boneless Pork Chops

  • 1 cup Italian-seasoned panko
  • 2 oz. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. granulated garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. dried parsley flakes
  • 4 Boneless Pork Chops
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup olive oil

Bacon Aioli

  • 5 slices Bacon
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. sherry vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Hoe Cake Waffles
Yield: 4 waffles

  • 2 cups coarse yellow cornmeal
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 4 cups buttermilk
  • 4 oz. clarified butter

Plating

  • 1 head Bibb lettuce
  • 1 heirloom tomato, sliced into 4 slices
  • Maldon sea salt, to taste

Details

Meal Course:

Lunch

Dish Type:

Entrée, Sandwich

Preparation

Breaded Boneless Pork Chops

  1. In medium bowl, mix panko, Parmesan cheese, granulated garlic and parsley.
  2. Dredge pounded pork in flour, then egg, and then panko mix.
  3. Add olive oil to large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Cook pork in batches until golden brown; reserve in oven with waffles until ready to serve.

Bacon Aioli

  1. Cook bacon in skillet over medium heat, until crisp.
  2. Reserve rendered bacon fat.
  3. Drain bacon on paper towels; then finely dice.
  4. Whisk mayonnaise and sour cream in small bowl, blend in sherry vinegar and maple syrup.
  5. Slowly drizzle in rendered bacon fat.
  6. Stir in diced bacon and chives and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use, up to 3 days.

Hoe Cake Waffles

  1. Mix all dry ingredients together in medium bowl.
  2. Mix all wet ingredients except clarified butter in another bowl.
  3. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix well.
  4. Fold in clarified butter.
  5. For each waffle, use 2-oz. ladle of batter, and follow set directions on waffle iron.
  6. Cook waffles and place in a 200°F oven to keep warm.

Plating

  1. Spread 2 Tbsp. Bacon Aioli on each of 4 Hoe Cake Waffles.
  2. Top aioli with Bibb lettuce leaves – 1 tomato slice for each.
  3. Season tomato with Maldon sea salt.
  4. Top each waffle with 1 breaded pork chop.
  5. Top with additional waffle.