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Cranberry Rice Stuffed Pork Chops

recipes:
  • Family-Friendly
  • Ben’s Beginners
  • Ready Rice
  • 45 Minutes or More
  • Microwave
  • Pork
UNCLE BEN
  • Servings
    4
  • Prep
    10m
  • Cook
    40m
  • Total
    50m
  •  Citrus

    Citrus

  • Meaty

    Meaty

About This Dish

    Sometimes it’s hard to keep kids interested, but this fun recipe is sure to get them curious about cooking.

    Ingredients

    • 1 package UNCLE BEN’S® Ready Rice Whole Grain Brown
    • 1/2 cup Whole Cranberry Sauce
    • 1/2 cup Barbecue Sauce
    • 1 tablespoon Orange Zest
    • 2 tablespoon Orange Juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon Minced Garlic
    • 4 (5-oz) Boneless Center-cut Loin Pork Chops, Trimmed (about 3/4 inch thinck)
    • 1/4 teaspoon each Salt & Pepper

    Instructions

    1. Cook UNCLE BEN’S® Ready Rice Whole Grain Brown according to directions on the pack and preheat oven to 375°F 
    2. Mix together cranberry sauce, barbecue sauce, orange zest, orange juice, and garlic in a small bowl. Split into two halves and set one half aside.
    3. Gently stir in 1 cup of warm rice into one half of the mixture. Reserve remaining rice for another use. 
    4. Cut a horizontal slit through the thickest portion of each pork chop to form a pocket. Stuff 1/4 to 1/3 cup of the rice mixture into each pocket. (Wooden picks help secure the pork chops if needed). 
    5. Brush the chops with half of the remaining barbecue sauce mixture and bake for 30-40 minutes. Then brush the remaining barbecue sauce mixture onto chops. 

    Nutrition

    Amount per serving (4 total)

    Calories: 374
    Total Fat: 11g 17%
    Saturated Fat: 3g 16%
    Trans Fat: 0g
    Sodium: 544mg 23%
    Carbohydrates: 36g 12%
    Dietary Fiber: 1g 5%
    Sugars: 22g
    Protein: 32g
     
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