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Cooking For The Week - Lemon Pepper Pork Chop And Rice Pilaf With Vegetable Saute - Part 1

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pork chops broiled with different vegetables.
Ingredients
  Olive oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon zest 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1
  Lemon pepper 2 Tablespoon
  Pork chops 6
  Rice 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Zucchini 1 Large, slice
  Squash 1 Medium, slice
  Garlic cloves 2 , chop
  Carrot 1 Small, shredded
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Garlic salt 2 Teaspoon
  Almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), slivered
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Set oven to broil at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. For the marinade: In a bowl, mix 1/2 cup of olive oil, lemon zest and half a lemon's juice and mix.
3. Season each side of the pork chops with lemon pepper and salt.
4. Place the pork chops in a ziplock bag.
5. Pour the marinade into the ziplock bag, Close it and squish to coat the pork chops. Put this in the refrigerator for marinating for few hours.

MAKING
6. After a few hours, place the pork chops on a broiling rack and put into oven.
7. Let it cook for 8 minutes on each side.
8. For the Rice Pilaf: In a bowl, add the rice and water and put to boil.
9. Once the rice is ready, save 3/4 of it for the next meal.
10. Add 3 tablespoons olive oil, garlic salt, almonds, 1 teaspoon parslet to the remaining rice and mix.
11. Once it starts boiling, reduce to low and put lid on and cook until all the water is absorbed.
12. For the Vegetable Saute: In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and butter.
13. Add the zucchini, garlic and squash to the pan and saute.
14. Add the carrots and let the vegetables get tender not browned.
15. Once tender, add parsley and salt to taste.

SERVING
16. Plate a pork chop, a portion of rice pilaf and vegetable saute and serve as a complete meal.

Things You Will Need
Salt - 4 tbsp

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Pork
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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