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Spicy Pork Chops Caribbean

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Spicy Pork Chops Caribbean
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 16
  • Servings 4

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

Updated September 24, 2008
Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Susan Carroll
Rochester, New York

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 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

Steps

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  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
750
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
1000mg
42%
Total Carbohydrate
93g
31%
Dietary Fiber
8g
32%
Sugars
16g
Protein
47g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
120%
120%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
35%
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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