Cajun Pecan Pork

Southern Living
6 servings


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1/2 cup pecan halves, toasted
1/2 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
6 (4-ounce) lean boneless pork loin chops
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup nonfat buttermilk
Vegetable cooking spray


Process first 6 ingredients in a blender until pecans are finely chopped.

Dredge pork chops in flour. Dip in buttermilk; dredge in pecan mixture. Chill 1 hour.

Arrange pork on a rack coated with cooking spray. Place rack in a 13- x 9-inch pan. Coat pork evenly with cooking spray.

Bake at 425° for 15 minutes. Turn pork, and coat evenly with cooking spray. Bake 5 more minutes or until done.

Created date

May 2001

Nutritional Information

Calories 298
Caloriesfromfat 48 %
Fat 16 g
Satfat 3.6 g
Monofat 7.9 g
Polyfat 2.5 g
Protein 27 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 69 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 264 mg
Calcium 56 mg