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Skillet Pork Chops and Rice for Two

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 2

One-pan pork chops with gravy? Yes, please! All the better when they’re pan-seared to perfection and served up with caramelized onions on top of creamy rice. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter
2
(3/4-inch) bone-in pork loin chops (7 to 8 oz each), trimmed
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2
cup thinly sliced yellow onion
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
cup heavy whipping cream
1/2
cup uncooked regular white rice
2
tablespoons chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Rub pork chops with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper. Add pork to skillet; cook 4 to 6 minutes, turning once, until brown on both sides. Using tongs, transfer to plate.
  • 2
    Add remaining 1 tablespoon butter to skillet; melt over medium heat. Add onion and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion softens. Stir in garlic. Stir in broth and whipping cream; heat to boiling. Stir in rice; return to boiling.
  • 3
    Place pork over rice. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed, pork is no longer pink and meat thermometer inserted in center reads at least 145°F. Sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

  • Opt for thicker pork chops (at least 3/4-inch chops), if possible.
  • Like it hot? Sub crushed red pepper flakes for the ground black pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
650
Calories from Fat
310
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
53%
Saturated Fat
18g
92%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
165mg
56%
Sodium
1160mg
49%
Potassium
560mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
3g
Protein
38g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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