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    Cajun Smothered Pork Chops

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    1 hr 15 mins

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    Irishcolleen's Note:

    Here in South Louisiana, we "smother" just about everything. No, we don't put a blanket or something over our food to "smother" it! We just keep the cover of the pot almost all the way on. It's best cooked in a heavy, seasoned cast iron dutch oven, which is a must have, in my opinion. The meat is cooked in a natural gravy. I personally like my food on the spicy side. It's "fall off the bone" tender! So, put a pot of rice on! :)

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    1. 1
      Heat olive oil in a 5 quart cast iron dutch oven on medium high.
    2. 2
      Season pork chops with Cajun seasoning.
    3. 3
      Place in skillet and brown well on both sides over medium - medium high heat.
    4. 4
      Remove from pan and set aside.
    5. 5
      Add onion, green and red bell peppers, and celery. Cook until onions are soft and transparent, stirring frequently as not to burn.
    6. 6
      Return pork chops to pot.
    7. 7
      Add just enough water to cover the meat. Add garlic and Worcestershire. Stir well.
    8. 8
      If your gravy isn't dark, add a tablespoon of kitchen bouquet and stir.
    9. 9
      Cover pot almost all of the way. Simmer until meat is tender.
    10. 10
      Uncover. Add mushroom and green onions and parsley.
    11. 11
      Adjust seasoning by tasting gravy. Simmer 5 minutes longer.
    12. 12
      Serve over hot cooked rice.
    13. 13
      C'est Si Bon, Cher!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 28, 2013


      I am surprised this doesn't have more reviews. I think it's absolutely lovely. I've made it with chicken and pork, good with both! There are a lot of things I've made and would never bother again, this is not one of them :)

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    • on January 11, 2013


      I am just learning to get down and dirty in the kitchen. I pulled this up at work and at the last minute decided to try it. It came out fantastic. My boyfriend was very pleased!

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    • on April 30, 2012


      Even though I forgot to add the mushrooms and parsley this was delicious. I had thick loin chops in the freezer so thats what I used and they came out lovely and tender. The seasoning and veggies were great too and I just used them as the side veg tonight. I would happily make this recipe again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cajun Smothered Pork Chops

    Serving Size: 1 (314 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 434.8
    Calories from Fat 224
    Total Fat 24.9 g
    Saturated Fat 6.9 g
    Cholesterol 137.3 mg
    Sodium 177.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 7.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
    Sugars 3.4 g
    Protein 43.3 g

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