Pork Chops with Harvest Rice Pilaf
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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.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 35m

    Cook Time

  • 572

    Calories

  • 12

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

4

Servings

  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 bone-in pork chops, 1/2-inch thick (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package ZATARAIN'S® Rice Pilaf
  • 1/2 cup chopped apple
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries Substitutions available
    • dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  • 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

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