Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup water

  2. 2 tablespoons raisins

  3. 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided

  4. 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice

  5. 2 bone-in pork rib chops (3/4-inch thick and 7 ounces each )

  6. 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  7. 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil

  8. 1 can (8-1/2 ounces) sliced pears

  9. 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  10. 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  11. 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

  12. 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces

  13. 1 small onion, cut into 3/4-inch pieces

  14. 1 garlic clove, minced

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Pear-Fect Pork Supper Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a small saucepan, bring the water, raisins and 1/4 teaspoon salt to a boil. Stir in rice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 18-20 minutes or until rice is tender.

  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle pork chops with pepper and remaining salt. In a large skillet, brown chops on both sides in oil over medium-high heat. Remove and keep warm.

  3. Drain pears, reserving juice; set pears aside. Add enough water to juice to measure 1 cup. Combine cornstarch, pear juice, soy sauce and thyme until blended; set aside.

  4. In the drippings in the skillet, saute red pepper, onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in pear juice mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.

  5. Return chops to skillet. Cook for 4 minutes. Add pears; cook 2 minutes longer or until pork is tender and pears are heated through. Serve with rice. Yield: 2 servings.


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