Mexican-Style Pork Chops

Recipe By: Beverly Short   Photo By: Beverly Short
My family's fond of Mexican food, and I love to cook but not clean up. This easy one-pot meal makes everybody happy.--Beverly Short, Gold Beach, Oregon
 
  • Prep: 15 Minutes
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  • Cook: 35 Minutes
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  • Total: 50 Minutes
 
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  • 6 (1/2-inch thick) bone-in pork chops
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
 
  1. In an ovenproof skillet, brown pork chops in oil on each side; remove an keep warm. In the same skillet, saute onion until tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Place chops over top. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until meat is tender.
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Reviewed By: eutopiaofapril
Easy one dish meal, but I felt it needed a few adjustments. For one, I omitted the oregeno and replaced it with 1 tsp. dried cilantro and 1/2 tsp. cumin. This made the recipe more 'mexican-style' to me. Also I used black beans instead of kidney beans, I really think there are a lot of different beans that would go well with this dish. I used minced garlic and sauteed it with the onions. All in all it was good but not great, I will try it again though, maybe add a few more things for more flavor and freshness, possibly fresh diced tomatoes?
Reviewed By: karidenise
This came out great! The olives and onions weren't too strong and it was a perfect blend of flavors. I was surprised the pork chops weren't seasoned first, but they surprisingly came out great! I used 8 thin pork chops instead and just a tid bit more beans and rice to balance. Lasted for days of leftovers!
Reviewed By: skattleyatches
Delicious! I used pinto beans instead of kidney beans, and it turned out amazingly! I will definitely make this again.