Spicy Pork Chops Caribbean

Ordinary chops? NOT! Let your taste buds explore the Caribbean flavors.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 16
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
(8-oz.) pkg. uncooked yellow rice
2 1/2 cups water
4
(1/2-inch-thick) boneless pork chops
1 (3-oz.) pkg. seasoned coating mix for pork
1 1/4
cups Green Giant® SELECT® frozen baby sweet peas
2
tablespoons oil
1 1/4
cups frozen chopped onions
1
cup fresh cilantro leaves
2
firm ripe bananas, peeled, thinly sliced
2
(4.5-oz.) cans Old El Paso® Chopped Green Chiles
1
(7-oz.) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained, coarsely chopped
1/2
teaspoon curry powder
1/2
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/4
to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4
teaspoon dried shredded orange peel
1/3
cup orange juice
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil. Cook rice in water as directed on package. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, coat pork chops with coating mix as directed on package. Place in foil-lined pan. Bake at 425°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until pork is no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Cook peas as directed on package. Drain; stir into rice.
  • 4 Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onions, cilantro and bananas; cook 3 minutes or until bananas are just tender, stirring frequently. Add all remaining ingredients; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • 5 Spoon rice mixture onto individual serving plates. Top each with pork chop and banana mixture. If desired, garnish with avocado and additional cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    750
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    1000mg
    1000%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    93g
    93%
    (Dietary Fiber
    8g
    8%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    47g
    47%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    120%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    5 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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