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