Easy Broccoli & Pork Chop Dinner

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 10
  • 1 12
    cups rice, minute, uncooked
  • 3
    cups broccoli florets, small
  • 14
    cup onion, sweet, finely chopped
  • 4
    pork chops, bone it
  • 14
    cup Catalina dressing
  • 14
    cup orange juice, fresh squeezed
  • 12
    teaspoon orange zest, fine
  • 3
    tablespoons maple syrup, pure
  • 2
    tablespoons almonds, sliced toasted (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add broth to a pot and bring to a boil at medium high heat, then stir in the rice, cover and lower heat to medium low, simmer  for 3 - 4 minutes.
  • Next add the broccoli and sweet onion, stir, cover and simmer for 2 more minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let stand covered, for 5 minutes or until the broth is completely absorbed.
  • Place a large cooking pan on medium heat and add a little oil, add the pork chops and cook 4 minutes per side until lightly browned and cooked through.
  • Remove the pork chops from the pan, cover and keep warm.
  • Add the catalina dressing, orange juice, orange zest and maple syrup to the pan, bring to a boil, cooking for 3 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half.
  • Serve chops over the rice and drizzle with the sauce and garnish with almonds if using.
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