Delight your palate by cooking with chai tea. Chai is a fragrantly spiced, sweetened black tea served in India. It typically includes a combination of cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, and black peppercorns.Prep: 3 minutes; Cook: 12 minutes; Other: 5 minutes

Recipe by Oxmoor House April 2009

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Recipe Summary

prep:
8 mins
cook:
12 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop and 1/2 cup rice)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Grate rind from orange to measure 1 teaspoon. Squeeze juice from orange to measure 6 tablespoons. Combine 2 tablespoons orange juice, 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons water, and tea bags in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Add rice; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Remove tea bags; stir in orange rind and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

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  • While rice cooks, sprinkle pork evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt, curry powder, and cumin, if desired. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Transfer to a serving platter, and keep warm. Add remaining 4 tablespoons orange juice to pan; cook 1 minute, scraping pan to loosen browned bits or until reduced to 2 tablespoons. Drizzle sauce over pork; serve with rice.

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Nutrition Facts

254 calories; calories from fat 26%; fat 7g; saturated fat 2.4g; mono fat 2.9g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 25.8g; carbohydrates 22.2g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 65mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 344mg; calcium 43mg.
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