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Pork Chops Over Rice Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Pork Chops Over Rice

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"Fried pork chops over bacon and chicken-flavored rice."

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Original recipe makes 3 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins
  • READY IN

    50 mins

Directions

  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, about 10 minutes. Remove the bacon slices to a plate lined with paper towels to cool, retaining bacon drippings in the skillet. Crumble the cooled bacon.
  2. Lay pork chops into the reserved bacon drippings in the skillet; season with salt and black pepper. Cook pork chops until completely browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove pork chops to the paper towel-lined plate.
  3. Stir rice, onion, and garlic into the drippings remaining in the skillet. Cook and stir until the onions are tender and the rice is slightly browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Pour chicken broth over the rice mixture; add crumbled bacon and cayenne pepper.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil. Return the pork chops to the skillet. Sprinkle rosemary and thyme over the pork chops. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook at a simmer until the broth is absorbed into the rice and the pork chops are no longer pink in the middle, about 20 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 09, 2012

Delicious! This dish was really easy and had lots of flavor. I did reduce the cayenne pepper a little bit; I think it would have been a bit too much if I wouldn't have.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 13, 2013

Let me start by saying that the rice was very, very flavorful. It's an easy to follow recipe but I did do a couple of things differently. First of all, I used 8 chops but only doubled the recipe ingredients. Which might explain why the chops were a little bland. Well either that or I didn't salt and pepper enough (no clear measurements to go by). After browning the chops, instead of putting them on a paper towel, I put them on a plate and covered with foil. This way I could add the juices that settled at the bottom of the plate to the rice when I put in the chops. I used 1 cup white and 1 cup brown rice and I gave a large onion a rough chop and sliced four large pieces of garlic, instead of dicing and mincing them. I added 1 cup of broth to scrape the pan then added the rest of the broth to the rice. Because I doubled the ingredients, I used 2 tsp of cayenne (even though I read a lot of other reviews saying that even 1 tsp seemed to be too much). By the end of the final 20 minute cooking time, the rice tasted fiery hot and wasn't even close to being done. So, I added 1 more cup of broth (5 altogether) and let the dish cook for another 20 minutes. Some of the pieces of rice were still stiff and the chops were somewhat dry but the extra cup of broth toned down the fire a bit. Because the chops were a bit bland/dry and the rice was stiff after 40 minutes, I can only give this 3 stars. But I would still give this another try.

 

31 Ratings

Dec 02, 2012

Too much cayanne pepper. Scale it back to about 1/2 tspn. Added sliced mushrooms and a pinch of saffron to brown rice. After that it was amazing . Calls for 2 cups chicken broth. I used 1.75 cups, the rest white wine ! . Delicious and easy one pan meal.

 
Jan 21, 2013

My family loved it! I left out the cayenne pepper & had to cover the rice, add more broth & simmer twice as long to cook the rice all the way but was well worth it! Thanks for sharing this!

 
Jan 27, 2014

Note to self: Check other reviews before cooking. Need to cut back on the cayenne pepper. Other than that it is good recipe.

 
Oct 25, 2013

Taste wonderful my family loved it, though I did add more spices and left out the cayenne. I have my own mixture of spices I use mixed and used that its kind of a southern Cajun taste spice. I did leave the rosemary and thyme. I covered my pan with foil for the rice to cook better. I must say I loved the bacon in the rice....wish I had thught of that before, my family loves bacon.

 
Aug 04, 2013

Loved it. Used minute rice, though. Just cooked it separately and then added last to the grease, onion, and garlic. Plated it first then put pork chops on top. I will definitely make this again!

 
Jan 20, 2013

It was pretty good! Cut way down on the cayenne pepper as we are not much on super spicy food! Followed the recipe exactly... W/one exception.. I added a lil extra broth towards the end of simmering to allow the rice to fully cook. Overall, a very tasty rice dish.. Will def make this again!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 502 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 54.1 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 17.6 g
  • 27%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 28.8 g
  • 58%
  • Sodium
  • 1035 mg
  • 41%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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