Turmeric Pork Chops with Green Onion Rice

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Turmeric Pork Chops with Green Onion Rice Recipe

Photo: Hector Manuel Sanchez

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 pork chop and about 1 cup rice)


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4 (6-oz.) bone-in pork chops
1 large garlic clove, halved
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 tablespoon fish sauce
2 teaspoons oyster sauce
1 teaspoon tomato paste
1 bunch green onions
2 (8.8-oz.) packages precooked brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
1 lime, cut into 4 wedges


1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high. Rub pork with cut sides of garlic; discard garlic. Sprinkle pork with turmeric, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Combine 2 tablespoons oil, fish sauce, oyster sauce, and tomato paste. Brush both sides of pork with half of oil mixture. Add pork to pan; grill 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Transfer to a plate; brush both sides of pork with remaining oil mixture. Keep warm.

2. Add onions to grill pan over medium-high; grill 2 minutes. Coarsely chop onions.

3. Heat rice according to package directions. Combine green onions, rice, remaining 1 tablespoon oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Serve rice with pork. Sprinkle with cilantro; serve with lime wedges.

Created date

August 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 420
Fat 19 g
Satfat 3.2 g
Monofat 9.6 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 28 g
Carbohydrate 37 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 675 mg
Calcium 33 mg
Sugars 1 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g