Bourbon Barrel Smoked Pork Chop with Apple, Bourbon and Bacon Chutney

July 27, 2017

Ingredients

Pork Chops
  • 4ea. 10oz. pork chops, brine for 12 hours
  • ½ cup BBQ seasoning, recipe follows
  • 8 ounces Chutney, recipe follows
BBQ Spice
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic
  • 2 teaspoons basil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 6 tablespoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground mustard
Chutney
  • 4 bacon slices, chopped
  • ¼ cup onion, diced
  • 2 ounces. Jim Beam Double Aged Bourbon
  • 1 apple, core and dice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup apple vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • Slurry (equal parts of cornstarch and water)

Instructions

Rub pork chops with BBQ seasoning and place in smoker for 30 minutes with bourbon barrel chips or other smoking wood.  Heat a skillet with oil and sear one side until it browns turn and place in 400-degree oven until it reaches desired doneness.  Serve with chutney. Serves four.

For the Seasoning:

Blend all the ingredients together.

For the Chutney:

In small sauce pot brown the bacon and then add onions and cook until translucent.  Add bourbon and reduce by half.  Add everything except the slurry and bring to simmer for 5 minutes.  Add slurry slowly until desired thickness is reached.

Ingredients

Pork Chops
  • 4ea. 10oz. pork chops, brine for 12 hours
  • ½ cup BBQ seasoning, recipe follows
  • 8 ounces Chutney, recipe follows
BBQ Spice
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic
  • 2 teaspoons basil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 6 tablespoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground mustard
Chutney
  • 4 bacon slices, chopped
  • ¼ cup onion, diced
  • 2 ounces. Jim Beam Double Aged Bourbon
  • 1 apple, core and dice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup apple vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • Slurry (equal parts of cornstarch and water)
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