Smoked Pork Chops with Curried Fruit Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.

The Menu

This menu, with Smoked Pork Chops with Curried Fruit, Raisin Rice, Coconut Green Beans, and Mango with Raspberry Sauce and Meringues has a very Southeast Asian feel to it -- not quite Indian, not Vietnamese, but still exotic. When you try the dessert you'll love the speed and ease of using preserves and meringues.

Smoked Pork Chops with Curried Fruit

 

Raisin Rice

Stir chopped golden raisins into hot cooked rice.

Coconut Green Beans

Steam fresh or frozen green beans. Toast coconut. Microwave canned fried onions 30 seconds to crisp. Sprinkle coconut and onion over buttered green beans.

Mango with Raspberry Sauce and Meringues

Slice mango into bowl, drizzle with melted seedless raspberry preserves, and top with crumbled meringue kisses.