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Saucy Pork Chop Skillet Recipe

Saucy Pork Chop Skillet Recipe

I like this skillet dinner because it`s quick and healthier than most comfort food dinners. My family requests it often and it's inexpensive to feed six people. With a salad and fruit it`s a good meal. —Donna Roberts, Manhattan, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 3 cups uncooked instant brown rice
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup water


  • 1. Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown pork chops on both sides; remove from pan.
  • 2. Add onion to drippings; cook and stir until tender. Stir in tomatoes, broth, parsley and seasonings; bring to a boil. Return pork to pan. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 6-8 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in pork reads 145°.
  • 3. Remove pork to a serving plate; keep warm. In a small bowl, mix flour and water until smooth; stir into sauce. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Spoon over pork; serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 436 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 382 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 38 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.

Reviews for Saucy Pork Chop Skillet

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Reviewed Dec. 17, 2015

"this was a pleasant surprise!! The sauce was delicious and had a nice kick. I served with carrots, salad and instead of white rice, which we don't care for, I served with a chicken flavored rice. Will be making this again for sure!!!"

Reviewed Dec. 3, 2015

"I did not particularly care for the blend of flavors in this dish. But since my husband liked it pretty well, I averaged our reviews to a 3."

Reviewed Feb. 23, 2015

"Very tasty! The sauce was awesome and my husband loved the dish. I usually dread pork chops because they always turn out dry when I cook them, but this recipe made them moist and delicious."

Reviewed Aug. 23, 2014

"Great for a week night! I used boxed four cheese rice, which tasted yummy with it, along with fresh steamed broccoli. I did salt and pepper the chops....definitely needed it. But this is an outstanding recipe!"

Reviewed Jun. 3, 2014

"I would make this again as an alternative to my usual pork chops."

Reviewed Dec. 10, 2013

"I made this last night. It was good. I served it with mashed potatoes. The sauce was nice and the pork chops were tender and juicy. Simple and quick."

Reviewed Sep. 1, 2013

"Made this for dinner tonight. Very tasty! Served it with basmati rice and fresh green beans. This one is a keeper. Next time I make it, I will add some minced garlic with the onions."

Reviewed Jun. 4, 2013

"This was an easy recipe and turned out GREAT! It's a definite keeper for my recipe box. I used the thick center-cut boneless pork chops and peppered them and gave them a light dusting of Tony Chachere's before browning (not sure if that was necessary, but my they were a hit)."

Reviewed Mar. 8, 2013

"This was quick and easy, my family loved it."

Reviewed Mar. 5, 2013

"This was so easy to make and delicious. The simple ingredients made a very favorful meal. Served with rice and broccoli. Will definetly make this again."

Reviewed Feb. 16, 2013

"Easy to make, good flavor. The chops turn out nice and tender because they're cooked in the sauce. Serve with some corn bread for a tasty meal."

Reviewed Jan. 29, 2013

"My whole family loved this! I made it with a side of couscous instead of rice. The pork chops were juicy and really flavorful. Definitely a keeper!"

Reviewed Jan. 24, 2013

"This is a very simply-flavored dish, and it's quick and easy to make. I had to split it between two saucepans because 6 pork chops is too much for one pan!"

Reviewed Jan. 24, 2013

"Really liked this recipe, tangy tomato sauce with basil over the pork chops and rice, very tasty and easy to make"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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