Super-Easy One-Pot Recipes
Spicy Pork Chops
Prep: 25 minutes
Cook: 6 to 7 hours (on low) or 3 to 3 1/2 hours (on high)
Makes: 8 servings
2 medium red or green bell peppers, cut into strips
1 cup thinly sliced celery (2 stalks)
1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium)
8 pork loin chops (with bone), cut to a thickness of 3/4 to 1 inch
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon chopped chipotle chili peppers in adobo sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
Put peppers, celery, and onion in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker; set aside. Sprinkle chops with garlic salt and black pepper. In a large skillet, cook chops, four at a time, in hot oil over medium heat until brown on both sides, then place in cooker. In a small bowl, stir together chicken broth, orange juice, chipotle peppers and oregano. Pour over meat. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chops and vegetables to a serving platter; discard cooking liquid.
Nutrition facts per serving: 215 calories, 33g protein, 4g carbohydrate, 7g fat (1g saturated), 1g fiber.
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