Cajun Pork and Rice

“I created this recipe upon returning home from traveling. With little food in the house, I used what was there. My husband loves this dish because it’s tasty, and I love it because it’s easy.” —Allison Gapinski, Cary, North Carolina

Cajun Pork and RicePhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4servings 20minutes 4-1/4hours
Servings Prep Time
4servings 20minutes
Cook Time
Portions: servings
Portions: servings
  1. Mix cumin and chili powder; sprinkle pork chops with 2 teaspoon spice mixture. Transfer to a 4-qt. slow cooker.
  2. In a small bowl, mix tomatoes, onion, celery, carrot, garlic, hot sauce, salt and remaining spice mixture; pour over chops. Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 4-5 hours.
  3. Stir in rice and chicken broth, breaking up pork into pieces. Cook, covered, on low until rice is tender, 12-15 minutes longer.
  4. In a small skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add green pepper; cook and stir 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Serve on top of pork mixture.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups pork mixture with 1/4 cup pepper strips: 423 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 573mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fibre), 38g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.