Caribbean Pork Chops with Glazed Bell Peppers and Rice

Caribbean Pork Chops with Glazed Bell Peppers and Rice
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 421.3
  • Total Fat: 14.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 105.0 mg
  • Sodium: 96.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 39.2 g

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Introduction

This is from Diabetes Self Management Magazine. This is from Diabetes Self Management Magazine.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 teaspoons Caribbean Jerk seasoning, divided
    4 well trimmed bone in center cut pork chops (6 ozs each about 1/2 inch thick)
    2 bell peppers cut into 1 inch strips (red, yellow, orange or green)
    1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
    1 tablespoon honey
    1 pouch (8 1/2 ounces) cooked brown rice
    2 teaspoons thyme.

Directions

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon seasoning over pork chops. Coat large non stick skilet with nonstick spray; heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add pork chops; cook 2 minutes per side or until brown.
2. Transfer pork chops to shallow roasting pan or jelly-roll pan. Bake chops 6 to 8 minutes or until no longer pink in center. Do not over cook.
3. Meanwhile, add bell peppers to same skillet; cook and stir over medium -high heat 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium. Add vinegar and honey; cook and stir 1 minute. Add rice and remaining 1 teaspoon jerk seasoning. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until heated through. Spoon mixture evenly onto four serving plates. Place pork chops on rice; sprinkle with thyme. Drizzle any juices from roasting pan over chops.

Serving Size: Serves 4 (1 pork chop 1/2 cup rice mixture)

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NCJESSICA77.

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