Spanish Style Chops and Rice

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I love Spanish rice, so here is another “Spanish style” recipe, this one using pork chops. You could make this with chicken instead of pork chops, too.

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Spanish Style Chops and Rice

Joan Donogh
Pork chops baked on a bed of Spanish rice.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4 pork chops 3/4 inch thick
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups tomato juice
  • 1 cup water


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Combine oil, chili powder, and garlic. Rub chops on both sides with the spiced oil mixture, and let stand for about 15 minutes.
  • In an 8 cup baking dish, combine rice, celery, green pepper, onion, salt and pepper. Stir to mix it all together.
  • Arrange chops on top of the rice mixture.
  • Mix tomato juice and water, and pour over all.
  • Cover and bake for 1 hour.



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