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Pork Chops with Broccoli and Rice

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Adding broccoli to a rice mix results in a special side for skillet-prepared pork chops.

Ingredients

1
box (6 oz) herb roasted chicken-flavor long-grain and wild rice mix
2
cups water
4
cups fresh broccoli florets (about 1/2 lb)
1
tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
4
boneless pork loin chops, 3/4 inch thick (about 1 1/3 lb)

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, mix rice, seasoning package from rice mix and water. Heat to boiling over medium heat. Cover; cook 7 minutes. Add broccoli; cook 3 minutes longer.
  • 2 Spoon rice and broccoli onto 4 dinner plates. Cover to keep warm.
  • 3 Wipe out skillet. In same skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle salt and pepper over pork; place in skillet. Cook 4 to 6 minutes or until bottoms are browned. Turn pork; cook 4 to 5 minutes longer or until pork is no longer pink and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Serve pork with rice and broccoli.
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, mix rice, seasoning package from rice mix and water. Heat to boiling over medium heat. Cover; cook 7 minutes. Add broccoli; cook 3 minutes longer.
  • 2 Spoon rice and broccoli onto 4 dinner plates. Cover to keep warm.
  • 3 Wipe out skillet. In same skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle salt and pepper over pork; place in skillet. Cook 4 to 6 minutes or until bottoms are browned. Turn pork; cook 4 to 5 minutes longer or until pork is no longer pink and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Serve pork with rice and broccoli.

Expert Tips

If your pork chops are thinner or thicker than 3/4 inch, adjust the cook time accordingly, and be sure to cook to 160°F.

Any flavor of packaged rice mix can be used.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
560mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
1g
1%
Protein
34g
34%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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