Grilled Cajun Pork
Recipe from Family Circle

Brown sugar and spices make a peppery rub for these grilled pork chops. They're served Louisiana-style with rice and read beans.

Grilled Cajun Pork

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    Cajun Rub:
    • 3   tablespoons 
    • 1   teaspoon 
    • 1   teaspoon 
    • 1   teaspoon 
    • 1 1/2  teaspoons 
    • 2   tablespoons 
      light-brown sugar
    Pork and Rice:
    • 6   
      center-cut boneless pork chops (4 ounces each)
    • 2   cups 
      long-grain white rice
    • 1  15  ounce can 
      kidney beans
    • 1  10  ounce package 
      frozen corn, thawed
    • 2   
      scallions, sliced
    Cajun rub:

    Combine paprika, cumin, cayenne, allspice, salt and sugar. Reserve 1 teaspoon rub.
    Pork and rice:

    Sprinkle remaining rub on both sides of pork. Let stand 20 minutes. Bring 4 cups water to a boil in large saucepan. Add rice and reserved teaspoon rub. Cover; simmer 20 minutes. Drain and rinse beans; add to rice along with corn and scallions. Cover and cook 5 more minutes.
    Meanwhile, prepare grill with medium-hot coals or heat gas grill to medium-high. Grill pork for 4 minutes per side or until an instant-read thermometer registers 160 degrees F. Serve with rice on the side.
    Nutrition information
    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 551, Fat, total (g) 12, chol. (mg) 59, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 78, fiber (g) 6, pro. (g) 32, sodium (mg) 846, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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