How to choose a meat to cook chops with cheese
To prepare the classic meat in French will need: 500-600 g pork or beef, 1 kg of potatoes, 150-200 g of cheese, 2-3 onions, vegetable oil, salt and black pepper. It is advisable to use to lubricate the chops enough heavy cream.
Choose for cooking chops best neck, loin, or the most succulent piece of ham. Too fatty pork to use is undesirable, since the combination of the cream will make the dish too heavy for the stomach. Lean pork will be too dry. You should choose fresh pork is light pink in color with white fat streaks.
If you decide to cook beef, the meat should not be too dark with yellow fat. It's a sign of old age of the animal, so the chops will get tough. Be sure to check the meat for firmness by pushing on it with your finger. In the fresh meat, the hole disappears quickly.
Recipe pork chops baked with cheese
The meat is washed and dried with paper towels. Then, cut portsionny pieces across the grain and a good beat with a special hammer or knife handle. To splatter of blood and small pieces did not scatter in all directions, it is recommended to wrap the meat in plastic wrap. Meat salt, pepper and proceed with peeling potatoes.
Potato tubers cut into semicircles, of a thickness not exceeding 1 see onions finely chopped. Cheese rubbed on a coarse grater. Pre-heat the oven to 180-200oC.
Grease a roasting pan with vegetable oil and spread it all prepared ingredients. The first layer stack potato slices, which you must sprinkle a small amount of salt. The second layer – chops, which, for richness lubricate greasy cream. The third layer consists of chopped onions. Next, repeat layers until then, until all components of the dishes are not over. Put the roasting pan in the oven.
Potatoes and pork chops in the oven to keep within the hour. Then, the brazier removed the dish and sprinkle with grated cheese. After that, put the chops again in the oven for about 15 minutes. The dish is ready when the cheese is completely melted and sufficiently browned.
Served French meat hot dish slice with a knife into portions like a pie. You can serve the chops with the potatoes directly in the roaster. Before being recommended to decorate the dish of chopped parsley or dill.