Grilling Up Pepper Jack Stuffed Porkies

Pepper Jack Stuffed Porkies JENRON DESIGNS

Grilling Up Pepper Jack Stuffed Porkies

Today I am sharing my recipe for grilling up Pepper Jack Stuffed Porkies, which is a great summertime recipe for outdoor grilling or even the Airfryer!

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Hey Y’all today I am sharing the perfect summertime grilling recipe my Pepper Jack Stuffed Porkies! This is a great recipe for Memorial Day weekend, the 4th of July or any other time you might have a little backyard grill gathering. It is also great for tailgating in the fall while cheering for your favorite team and can even be made easily in an AirFryer as well.

Prepping Pepper Jack Stuffed Porkies JENRON DESIGNSTo get this party started you will want to use a good quality of beer brat. Slice your bratwurst in half lengthwise and stuff it with a pepper jack cheese stick for easy prep. This will totally save time; you can use sliced pieces of your favorite cheese off of a block as well to fill this space. Premade Pepper Jack Stuffed Porkies JENRON DESIGNSNext, you are going to wrap the entire bratwurst with cheese inside, in a slice of good quality bacon, I personally like applewood smoked bacon because pigs and apples just go together, right? Secure the ends of your brat with a water-soaked toothpick, if needed, before grilling or placing into the AirFryer. Here, I was able to make sure the ends of the bacon were tucked under prior to cooking, so no toothpicks were used. AirFryer Pepper Jack Stuffed Porkies JENRON DESIGNSBake in an AirFryer for 15-18 minutes at 350 degrees. Keep a close eye on them, you may need to rotate them with tongs, to prevent them from burning on the ends around the edges. If you are are grilling you will also want your grill around the 350 degree mark for around 10-15 minutes with the lid down, turning half way through the cooking time.  Cooked Pepper Jack Stuffed Porkies JENRON DESIGNSOnce they are done dress however you like, if you are avoiding carbs, and going KETO, they are great without buns. If you like a more traditional version add your favorite buns, condiments like buttered onions, which are Ron’s fav! The Pepper Jack Stuffed Porkies JENRON DESIGNSValidia Buttered Onions:

You will want to thinly slice 3 medium Vidalia onions. Lightly sauté onions in your skillet or Instant Pot for 5 minutes with 4 tbsp of butter to lightly caramelize. Then you will add in one 12 oz beer of your choice (we use a dark AmberBock). Seal the pot and cook for 5 minutes or set Instant Pot to High-Pressure manual cook for 5 minutes. If using an Instant Pot allow to naturally vent when finished, which is approximately 10 minutes.

Pepper Jack Porkies JENRON DESIGNS

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Pepper Jack Stuffed Porkies

Course Dinner, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Diet Diabetic, Gluten Free
Keyword Bacon, Cheesecake, Keto, Pork, Vidalia Onion
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Vidalia Beer Butter Onions 10 minutes
Servings 6 People
Author Jennifer

Equipment

  • 1 Knife
  • 1 Air Fryer optional
  • 1 Instant Pot optional
  • 1 Cutting Board

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Beer Bratwurst
  • 1 lb Bacon Applewood Smoked Preferred
  • oz Pepper Jack Cheese Sticks *you can cut your own sticks from block cheese
  • package Hot Dog Buns optional
  • 1 Spicy Brown Mustard optional garnish
  • 1 Jalapeno, sliced optional garnish
  • medium  Vidalia Onion thinly sliced
  • tbsp  Butter, salted
  • 12  oz  Beer  Medium to Dark variety Preferred

Instructions

  • Slice your bratwurst in half lengthwise and stuff it with pepper jack cheese.
  • Then you will wrap the entire bratwurst in a slice of applewood smoked bacon. You can secure the end with a toothpick it needed.
  • Cook for 10-15 minutes on grill or your 15-18 Air Fryer at 350 degrees. Keep an eye on them, you may to rotate them to prevent burning on the ends.
  • While you are cooking the Porkies, you will want to be cooking the Vidalia Beer Butter Onions. Thinly slice 2- 3 large Vidalia Onions lightly sautéed in your skillet or Instant Pot for 5 minutes with 4 tbsp of butter.Add in one light beer of your choice, cover skillet and cook for 5 minutes; or set to High-Pressure manual for Instant pot. Cook for. Allow Instant Pot to naturally vent when finished, approximately 10 minutes.
  • When Porkies and onions are done, serve on your favorite bun with spice mustard topped with beer buttered onions. You can garnish with extra jalapeños for additional heat if you like.

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11 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Omg yes! I have my cheat meal for the week sorted! So yummy

  2. Monica Simpson

    5 stars
    Oh my gosh I’m adding this to my summer grilling menu! These look amaaaaazing!

  3. 5 stars
    Wow! Superb! I’d love to have this soon!! Thanks a lot!

  4. 5 stars
    This looks soooo good. Have a BBQ coming up this weekend. Can’t wait to try this. Thanks for sharing.

  5. 5 stars
    This looks like a recipe my husband would totally love! We will have to try it this summer. Thank for the idea!!

  6. bella

    5 stars
    oh my gosh this looks so good, I need to try making this. sounds amazing

  7. 5 stars
    This is perfect to make for my birthday over the weekend

  8. Amber Myers

    5 stars
    I am drooling. These look so incredible. I am excited to give them a taste.

  9. 5 stars
    How much fun is this? My kids loved these for the weekend and the stuffed cheese is perfection. What a fabulous recipe for summer.

  10. Tisha

    5 stars
    Oh yes! This looks amazing and can’t wait to try this

  11. 5 stars
    This dish is loaded with all the good stuff! I love the cheese stuffed in the center and the bacon wrapped around it. Yum!

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