Curried Pork Chops and Cauliflower with Basmati Rice

Curried Pork Chops and Cauliflower with Basmati Rice
Curried Pork Chops and Cauliflower with Basmati Rice might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe covers 30% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 4 servings with 504 calories, 33g of protein, and 11g of fat each. A mixture of chicken broth, water, pork chops, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. To use up the basmati rice you could follow this main course with the Basmati Rice Pudding with Toasted Coconut as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 1 hour.

Instructions

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Bring the rice and water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes.
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Meanwhile, place a steamer insert into a saucepan, and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Cover, and bring the water to a boil over high heat.
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Add the cauliflower, cover, and steam until just tender, 4 to 5 minutes depending on thickness.
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Remove from steamer and set aside.
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Season the pork chops with 1 1/2 teaspoon of curry powder, salt, and pepper.
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Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Arrange the pork chops in the skillet and cook until the pork is no longer pink in the center, about 3 minutes on each side.
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Place pork chops on a platter and cover to keep warm.
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Sprinkle the remaining 2 1/2 teaspoons of curry powder and flour into the same skillet.
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Whisk in the chicken broth, buttermilk, and apple chutney. Continue cooking until the curry has thickened. Stir in the cauliflower and half of the green onion; cook until the cauliflower is heated through.
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Place 3/4 cup of rice on each plate, and top each portion with a pork chop. Spoon curry sauce over pork chops, and sprinkle the remaining green onions to garnish.
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Recommended wine: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling

Pork Chops on the menu? Try pairing with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Riesling. Chardonnay suits simple chops or chops in a butter or cream sauce, dry riesling complements sweet additions like honey mustard or apples, and pinot noir is a safe bet for pork dishes in general. You could try Santan Ema Reserve Chardonnay. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.3 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 14 dollars per bottle.
Santa Ema Reserve Chardonnay
Santa Ema Reserve Chardonnay
Santa Ema Chardonnay Reserva is a bright golden yellow colored wine that comes from the Leyda Valley. A bouquet of ripe tropical fruits emerges, such as bananas and passion fruit along with touches of honey and vanilla. In the mouth, it is a wine of good balance and pleasant acidity.Ideal to go with oily fish and sauces, seafood and grilled crab. Also ideal for white meat and mature cheeses.