Spice-Rubbed Pork Chops with Chickpea Simmer

Spice-Rubbed Pork Chops with Chickpea Simmer Image by: Spice-Rubbed Pork Chops with Chickpea Simmer Author: Canadian Living

Pork chops for dinner? Give 'em a kick with a zesty blend of spices.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: February 2005

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 pork loin centre chops (about 1-3/4 lb/875 g)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Chickpea Simmer:
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pinch hot pepper flakes
  • 1 can chickpea drained and rinsed
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups packed fresh spinach trimmed

Method

Chickpea Simmer: In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion, garlic, salt, pepper and hot pepper flakes until softened, 3 minutes. Add chickpeas and tomatoes; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer until spatula drawn across bottom leaves space that does not fill in, 20 minutes. Stir in spinach.

Meanwhile, combine parsley, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper and garlic; rub all over chops. In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; fry chops, turning once, until just a hint of pink remains, 10 minutes. Serve with chickpea mixture.

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Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1253 mg
  • Protein 36 g
  • Calories 455.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Cholesterol 77 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 40 g

%RDI

  • Iron 49.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 71.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 20.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 54.0
  • Vitamin C 72.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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