Pork Chops with Broccoli and Rice

Adding broccoli to a rice mix results in a special side for skillet-prepared pork chops.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

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)
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    560mg
    560%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    34g
    34%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    50%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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