Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Blackened Pork Chops with Creole Peppers, Onions, Okra and Tomatoes
blackened pork chops. As a vegetable/sauce, I thought that a Creole themed vegetable would make perfect sense. Here is what you need:
4 4oz pork chops
2-3 tbsp high smoke point cooking oil
1-2 can diced tomatoes
1-2 green bell pepper julienned
3-4 ribs celery, sliced
1 white or yellow onion julienned
3-4 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 cup frozen okra
4 cups cooked white rice
The first thing you want to do is to preheat your oven to 350 degrees as you will finish the pork in the oven. Next season both sides of the pork chops with the blackening spice. For the spice you can either purchase one or make your own.
After the chops have been seared just place them on a sheet pan with a rack so that they can go into your preheated oven. The chops should take about 15-25 min., depending on how well done you want them.
onions, bell peppers, celery and garlic. As they are cooking season them with some of the creole seasoning. As with the blackening spice, you can purchase some or make your own.
After the pork is done (I like to pull my pork out at 135-140 degrees) you are ready to serve your meal.
Now just enjoy!