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    Cajun Style Pork Chops

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Member #610488's Note:

    This is a variation of the traditional dish of Southern Louisiana with Cajun and Native American influences called maque choux (pronounced “mock shoe”) which consists of corn, tomatoes, peppers and onions.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small bowl, combine paprika, oregano, onion powder, 1/4 tsp salt and black pepper. Sprinkle pork with spice mixture.
    2. 2
      Heat 1 tsp oil in a large nonstick skillet on medium-high, tilting skillet to coat bottom lightly, and cook pork for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until slightly pink in center. Transfer pork to a serving platter; cover to keep warm.
    3. 3
      Return skillet to medium-high. Add remaining 2 tsp oil and tilt skillet to coat bottom lightly. Add corn, onion, bell pepper and jalapeno. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until onions are translucent, stirring frequently.
    4. 4
      Add tomatoes and cook for 2 more minutes, until tomatoes are just tender. Remove from heat, sprinkle with remaining 1/4 tsp salt, cover and let stand for 2 minutes to allow flavors to meld. Serve vegetable mixture over top of pork.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 18, 2013

      55

      Wonderful! I made these when 2 of my grand daughters were visiting and everyone was fighting over the last of the maque choux. Everything was nicely spiced but not too spicy. Thanks for sharing Celticevergreen. Made for ZWT9.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cajun Style Pork Chops

    Serving Size: 1 (301 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 371.3
     
    Calories from Fat 153
    41%
    Total Fat 17.0 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 4.6 g
    23%
    Cholesterol 97.8 mg
    32%
    Sodium 375.5 mg
    15%
    Total Carbohydrate 23.5 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
    13%
    Sugars 2.3 g
    9%
    Protein 32.7 g
    65%

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