Chops with Fried Rice Recipe

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Looking for a last-minute dinner standout? Try these juicy pork chops and fried rice from Amboy, Indiana’s Donna Anderson. Simmered in a savory sauce, this delicious dish is table-ready in less than half an hour!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 package (6.2 ounces) fried rice and vermicelli mix
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 jar (6 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 391 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 1383mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in oil on both sides; remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute rice mix in butter for 2 minutes. Stir in the water, mushrooms and contents of rice seasoning packet.
  2. Place pork chops over rice mixture; drizzle with soy sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Uncover; simmer 2-5 minutes longer or until rice is tender and meat juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chops with Fried Rice in Quick Cooking November/December 2005, p48

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 69440
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2012

"I thought this was Ok but not great. The meat was tough and the only flavor I could taste was salt."

shorty_cheryl User ID: 2387535 148027
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2010

"Easy and my family loved it."

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