Blackberry Glazed Pork with Mixed Rice and Broccoli - Weight Watchers

1 review, 4 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Sweet, pungent balsamic vinegar provides this richly glazed dish's subtle kick.

7 WWs points


1/2 6-oz box White and wild or oriental fried rice; quick cooking, using 1/2 seasoning packet
2 cups Frozen broccoli florets; thawed
1/2 cup All fruit seedless blackberry spread
3 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar
Vegetable oil spray
4 4-oz Pork chops; lean, center cut, all visible fat removed, about 1/2 inch thick
1/4 teaspoon Dried rosemary; crushed

Original recipe makes 4



Cook rice using package directions, omitting salt, margarine, and half the seasoning packet, for 8 minutes. Stir in broccoli; cover and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside, still covered.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together jam and vinegar; set aside.

Heat a large, nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Remove from heat and spray with vegetable oil spray. Cook pork for 3 minutes. Turn pork over, sprinkle with rosemary, and cook for 3 minutes, or until lightly browned (pork won't be quite done). Remove from skillet.

Increase heat to high, and add blackberry mixture; bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute; return pork and any juices to skillet. Cook for 1 minute; turn pork over and cook for 45 seconds.

To serve, put rice mixture on serving platter, top with pork, and spoon on remaining glaze.


Nutrional Values, per American Heart Association:

Calories 336

Protein 24 g

Carbs 46 g

Cholesterol 52 mg

Total Fat 8 g

Saturated 3 g

Polyunsat 1 g

Monounsat 4 g

Fiber 2 g

Sodium 442 mg

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The glaze gave the pork a nice sweet fruity taste, and since I like fruit on pork and chicken, this was right up my alley. Might even be better on chicken. By following the recipe, and only trying to cook up 1/2 the package, the water didn't get completely absorbed, and the broccoli was a bit mushy. Next time, I'll prepare the entire box of rice and just portion it out, and cook up some fresh veggies separately. [I posted this recipe.]
AnnieBananie 7y ago

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