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This is a Wonderful Ginger Curry Pork and Rice Recipe


This is a Wonderful Ginger Curry Pork and Rice Recipe

If you're on the hunt for a unique dinner recipe that your family is sure to love, this ginger curry pork recipe is what you've been searching for. Some unique recipes are too unique, creating an odd flavor profile that only a few will enjoy.

This recipe manages to be both interesting and familiar at the same time. It's a way to use pork that likely differs from your normal pork dishes, yet all of these ingredients are still recognizable and easy to find. Curry is often thought of as spicy, but this recipe is on the milder side to appeal to a broad range of eaters.

Some of the key ingredients that help make this recipe complete include lime juice, fresh ginger, dried apricots, and honey. These are almost like secret ingredients for this recipe! We've chosen reduced-sodium chicken broth to help make this recipe healthier.

Consuming too much sodium is often a problem Americans face. Over-consumption of salt can cause a range of problems, so managing your sodium intake is important. By choosing reduced-sodium chicken broth, you'll significantly cut down on the salt content of this recipe. With all that said, let's check out this recipe.

Ginger Curry Pork and Rice


2 (4 ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork chops
teaspoon black pepper
Dash of salt
1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
½ teaspoon grated lime rind
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1½ teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
½ cup chopped onion
½ teaspoon red curry paste
1 cup fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons chopped dried apricots
1 teaspoon honey
1 garlic clove, minced
1½ cups cooked basmati rice
2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions


1. Sprinkle pork with pepper and salt. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 2½ minutes on each side or until browned. Remove from heat. Combine rind, juice, and ginger in a shallow dish; add pork, turning to coat.

2. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to pan, and place over medium heat. Add ½ cup onion and curry paste; cook 2 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring frequently. Add pork mixture, broth, apricots, honey, and garlic; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until pork is done. Remove pork from pan. Increase heat to medium-high. Add rice; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. Serve rice with pork; top each serving with 1 tablespoon green onions.

Nutritional Information

Serves 2
Serving size: 1 pork chop and 1 cup rice mixture

Per serving
Calories: 486 (26% from fat)
Fat: 14.3g
Saturated: 3.3g
Mono: 4.8g
Poly: 5.1g
Protein: 33.5g
Carb: 53.7g
Fiber: 4.8g
Cholesterol: 62mg
Iron: 2mg
Sodium: 965mg
Calcium: 56mg

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