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Tex-Mex Pineapple Pork Chops

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  • 30 min prep time
  • total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Chunky salsa plays lively counterpoint to pineapple-sweetened rice and juicy pork chops.

Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Gail Singer
Calabasas, California

Ingredients

1
tablespoon oil
4
(4 to 6-oz.) center-cut pork chops (3/4 inch thick)
5
garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cups water
1
(8-oz.) can crushed pineapple in unsweetened juice, undrained
1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
2
tablespoons sour cream
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

Steps

  • 1 Heat oil in large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat until hot. Add pork chops; cook 1 to 2 minutes or just until they begin to brown, turning once. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 to 45 seconds.
  • 2 Add water, pineapple and rice; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until pork is no longer pink in center, rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  • 3 To serve, arrange pork chops on serving platter. Add salsa and sour cream to rice mixture; mix well. Cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Spoon rice mixture around pork chops. Sprinkle with cilantro. If desired, serve with additional salsa or sour cream.
  • 1 Heat oil in large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat until hot. Add pork chops; cook 1 to 2 minutes or just until they begin to brown, turning once. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 to 45 seconds.
  • 2 Add water, pineapple and rice; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until pork is no longer pink in center, rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  • 3 To serve, arrange pork chops on serving platter. Add salsa and sour cream to rice mixture; mix well. Cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Spoon rice mixture around pork chops. Sprinkle with cilantro. If desired, serve with additional salsa or sour cream.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 3 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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