Onion & Whiskey Butter Kassler Chops

Prep Time

20min

Cook Time

30min

Total Time

50min

Serves

4

Ingredients

  • Chops with onion and whiskey butter:
  • 500 g Eskort Kassler chops
  • olive oil for cooking
  • 2 onions
  • 65 ml whisky
  • 5 ml rosemary, chopped
  • 250 ml butter (room temperature)
  • 10 ml black pepper
  • Bread salad:
  • ½ loaf bread, cut up in chunky blocks (4 cups)
  • 65 ml olive oil
  • 65 ml chives, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 10 ml white pepper
  • 5 ml salt
  • Dressing for bread salad:
  • 250 ml cream cheese
  • Zest and juice of one lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 250 ml tangy mayonnaise

Method

  • Onion and whiskey butter:
  • Fry the onions in olive oil in a moderately heated frying pan until soft and brown. Set aside to cool.
  • Place the onions, whiskey, rosemary, butter and black pepper in a food processor and pulse until a paste forms.
  • Cover the Kassler chops with the butter and refrigerate overnight.
  • Braai the chops for 10 – 15 minutes turning frequently.
  • Bread salad:
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Place the bread chunks in a roasting tray and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Add chives, pepper and garlic, season with salt and bake for 15 – 20 minutes.
  • Dressing:
  • Place the dressing ingredients in a mixing bowl and whip until well combined.

Serve

Dress and serve the bread salad with a hand full of mixed chopped herbs.