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Apricot Stuffed Pork Chops

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Ingredients
  Pork chops 2 1⁄2 Pound (4 Chops, 1-Inch Thick, With Pocket)
For stuffing
  Finely chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped dried figs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned apricot halves 8 Ounce, drained and finely chopped (1 Can)
  Herb-seasoned stuffing mix 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried marjoram leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Teaspoon
  Kitchen bouquet sauce 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Take 2-quart casserole and mix celery, onion and butter.
2) Seal tightly with plastic wrap.
3) Cook in Microwave at Power Hi for 3- 5 minutes stirring in between.
4) Blend remaining stuffing ingredients and mix.
5) With a spoon fill the mixture in the chops.
6) Secure tightly with wooden toothpicks.
7) Keep the remaining stuffing aside.
8) In a roasting rack arrange chops with thickest portions towards outside.

FINALIZING
8) Mix water and Kitchen Bouquet sauce in a bowl.
9) Brush the chops with mixture on all side.
10) Cook in Microwave at Power 6 for 30 to 35 minutes.
11) Rotate rack and turn chops.
12) Brush again in between.
13) Keep covered in a foil to keep it warm and set aside.
14) Cook in Microwave at Power Hi for 1 1/2 to 3 minutes.

SERVING
15) On a serving platter reserve rest of the stuffing and serve chops on top of it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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