New Orleans Skillet Pork Chops and Rice

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by ElaineAnn

Tender chops in a sweet sauce.

Top Review by 55tbird

Love the flavor of this. I had prepared this in my electric skillet. I had trouble getting the rice done and it cooked to the bottom a bit. Will cook longer at a lower temp next time. This is very flavorful!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté onion and celery in butter and oil in heavy deep skillet for 2 minutes, or until slightly softened.
  2. Season pork chops with salt and pepper. Brown in skillet on both sides. Remove from pan; set aside.
  3. Add water, brown sugar and 1 1/2 cups of the tomato sauce to skillet. Bring to boiling, scraping up browned bits from bottom of skillet.
  4. Stir in rice and fennel seeds.
  5. Return the chops to skillet; spoon sauce and rice over them.
  6. Cover and cook over medium low heat 20 to 30 minutes.
  7. Pour in remaining tomato sauce. Cover and cook 10 minutes more or until rice and chops are tender.

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