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Rice-Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe

Rice-Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe

Seasoned coating and rice mixes speed up these mouthwatering chops. "They really impressed my husband when we were first dating."—Becky Aderman, Niagara, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 package (5.6 ounces) instant chicken-flavored rice and sauce mix
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (1 inch thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 1 envelope seasoned coating mix

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the water, butter and rice with contents of sauce mix. Bring to a boil; stir. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4 minutes or until the rice is almost tender. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, moisten pork chops with water; dip in coating mix. Cut a pocket in each chop; fill with rice mixture. Place in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Spoon remaining rice around chops. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 25-30 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 357 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 654 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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