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For pork chops with plenty of flavor, try this recipe with chili powder and peanuts. Veggie ribbons of carrots and cucumber are the perfect complement to these pork chops.




  • In a food processor or by hand, chop 3/4 cup of the peanuts. In a shallow dish combine chopped peanuts and the 2 teaspoons chili powder. Press pork chops into peanut mixture, turning to coat on both sides.

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  • In an extra-large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add chops; cook about 10 minutes or until slightly pink in center and juices run clear (160°), turning once halfway through cooking.

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  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl stir together vinegar and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Using a vegetable peeler, cut carrots and cucumber lengthwise into ribbons. Add to vinegar mixture in bowl. Stir in the remaining 1/4 cup peanuts and the cilantro leaves.

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  • Serve chops with carrot-cucumber mixture. Sprinkle with additional chili powder.

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Nutrition Facts

444 calories, 32 g fat (6 g saturated fat, 7 g polyunsaturated fat, 17 g monounsaturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 97 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 25 g protein.


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