Pork chops with coriander yellow rice

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Ingredients

Rice

15ml (1T) butter

15ml (1T) oil

1 onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2cm fresh turmeric, finely

grated OR 5ml (1t) dried

turmeric

375ml (1½c) basmati rice

250ml (1c) chicken stock

15ml (1T) lemon juice

salt

Chops

4 pork chops

salt and pepper

5ml (1t) ground cumin

15ml (1T) olive oil

15ml (1T) butter

15ml (1T) lemon juice

Rice sprinkle

a bunch of fresh coriander, chopped

60ml (¼c) sunflower

seeds, toasted

Method

Rice

  • Heat the butter and oil in a pot and fry the onion, garlic and turmeric until fragrant. Add the rice and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • Add the stock and simmer until the rice is done and all the liquid has evaporated. Stir occasionally and add more water if necessary. Add the lemon juice and salt.

Chops

  • Season the meat with the salt, pepper and cumin. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the chops until browned all over.
  • Add the butter and lemon juice and fry until done. Turn the chops often.

Rice sprinkle

  • Mix the ingredients well and sprinkle over the rice and chops.
  • Serve the chops on top of the rice
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