Pork Chops with Harvest Rice Pilaf

Favorite fruit ingredients merge with the flavors of New Orleans to create a truly versatile one-pot pork chop and rice dish. Start with a box of Zatarain’s, Rice Pilaf and stir in apples, cranberries, onions and pecans. It’s the perfect recipe for any fall or holiday occasion.

Serves: Makes 4 servings.
15 mins Prep time 35 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
35 mins Cook time
  • Mix paprika, thyme and pepper in small bowl. Sprinkle evenly on both sides of pork chops. Heat oil in nonstick large skillet on medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 3 to 5 minutes per side or until pork is cooked through. Remove from skillet; keep warm

  • Stir apple juice, water, Rice Mix, apple, cranberries, onion and pecans into skillet. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes

  • Place pork over rice mixture. Cover. Cook 5 minutes longer or until most of the water is absorbed and rice is tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes

Cooking tip

Test Kitchen Tip: For saucier rice, add 1/4 cup apple juice or water when returning pork to skillet.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 572Calories: 572Cholesterol: 78mg
  • Sodium: 722mgProtein: 29g
  • Total Fat: 24gFiber: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 60g