Pan-Seared Pork Chops and Broccoli Rice
with Cheddar Cheese Sauce
This '80s-inspired dish has all the comforting flavours of the past, with a fresh '22 twist! Rice and broccoli boil together, while pork chops caramelize in the oven. A melty, creamy cheddar cheese sauce speckled with chives adds modern flair to this classic favourite.
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Pork Chops, boneless
Chicken Broth Concentrate
Cream Sauce Spice Blend
Cheddar Cheese, shredded
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Before starting, preheat the oven to 425°F. Wash and dry all produce. Cut broccoli into bite-sized pieces. Finely chop chives. Pat pork dry with paper towels, then season with salt and pepper.
Heat a medium pot over medium heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then garlic puree and rice. Cook, stirring often, until fragrant, 2-3 min. Add broth concentrate,1 1/4 cups water and 1/8 tsp salt (dbl both for 4 ppl). Stir to combine, then bring to a boil over high heat.
Once boiling, add broccoli to rice without stirring, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, 15-18 min. Remove the pot from heat. Set aside, still covered.
While broccoli rice cooks, heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then pork. Pan-fry until golden, 2-3 min per side. Transfer pork to an unlined baking sheet. Roast in middle of the oven until cooked through, 10-12 min.**
While pork roasts, return the same pan to medium, then add 1 tbsp butter (dbl for 4 ppl). Swirl the pan until butter is melted, 30 sec. Sprinkle Cream Sauce Spice Blend into butter. Cook, stirring constantly, until a paste forms, 30 sec. Whisk in cream cheese and 1 cup milk (dbl for 4 ppl). Bring to a boil, constantly stirring, until sauce thickens slightly, 1-2 min. Remove the pan from heat. Stir in cheddar cheese and Dijon, then season with salt and pepper.
Fluff rice with a fork and stir in half the chives and half the cheddar cheese sauce. Divide broccoli rice and pork chops between plates. Spoon remaining cheddar cheese sauce over top. Sprinkle with remaining chives.