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Cajun Pecan Pork

Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

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

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

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