Orange Pork Chops and Pilaf Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Oranges
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This dish will disappear in minutes at the table! Orange Pork Chops and Pilaf is a one dish meal that is very easy to prepare. The taste of orange is infused into the pork chops and rice pilaf as it simmers and fresh orange sections are added to the pilaf mixture just before serving.


  • 6 pork chops (about 1 1/2 lbs.)
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 Sunkist® orange, zested
  • 1/2 tsp. celery salt (for less sodium, omit)
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 3/4 cup uncooked rice
  • 1/2 cup fine egg noodles, broken in small pieces
  • 2 Sunkist® oranges, peeled and sectioned

Instructions: (Makes 6 servings)

  • In large skillet thoroughly brown chops in oil, remove and set aside. In the same skillet pour off fat, add broth, onion, orange zest, celery salt and pepper. Stir in egg noodles and rice, place chops on top of rice mixture.
  • Cover and cook over low heat 25 minutes or until chops are done and liquid is absorbed. Remove chops and keep warm. Add orange sections to rice mixture, heat.

  • To Serve: Arrange chops and rice mixture on serving platter and enjoy.