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Pork Chops California Style

Ingredients
  Vegetable shortening 1 Tablespoon
  Rib pork chops 6
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Brand)
  Seedless raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sliced onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), firmly packed
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Apple juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooking apple 1 (Firm)
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C).
In a large skillet, melt shortening.
Add chops and brown well on both sides.
Season chops with 1 teaspoon salt.
In a shallow 2-quart casserole, combine rice, raisins, onion, brown sugar, nutmeg and 1 teaspoon salt.
Mix well.
Heat water and apple juice just to boiling.
Pour over rice mixture.
Top with chops.
Core apple and cut into 12 wedges.
Arrange 2 wedges on each chop.
Cover with aluminum foil, crimping it securely to edge of casserole.
Bake until chops are fork-tender, about 1 hour.
Uncover for last 5 minutes of cooking time.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pork

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