Southern-Style Pork & Creamy Relish with Green Beans & Rice

Southern-Style Pork & Creamy Relish

with Green Beans & Rice

30 MIN
2 Servings
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In this dish, Southern-spiced pork is topped with an irresistibly tangy-sweet combo of creamy mayo, pickle relish, and a splash of hot sauce. You'll serve it alongside garlicky green beans and rice dotted with golden raisins.
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Southern-Style Pork & Creamy Relish with Green Beans & Rice
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  • 2 Boneless, Center-Cut Pork Chops
  • 6 oz Green Beans
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Tbsps Sweet Pickle Relish
  • 1½ Tbsps Golden Raisins
  • 1 Tbsp Hot Sauce
  • ¼ cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp Southern Spice Blend (Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Ground Yellow Mustard, Smoked Paprika & Cayenne Pepper)
  • ½ cup Long Grain White Rice
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Prepare the ingredients & make the creamy relish
1 Prepare the ingredients & make the creamy relish

Wash and dry the green beans; cut off and discard any stem ends. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. In a bowl, combine the hot sauce, pickle relish, and mayonnaise

Cook & finish the rice
2 Cook & finish the rice

In a small pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 1 cup of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 13 to 15 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork. Stir in the raisins. Cover to keep warm. 

Cook the green beans
3 Cook the green beans

Meanwhile, in a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the green beans; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 5 minutes, or until lightly browned. Add 2 tablespoons of water (carefully, as the liquid may splatter). Cook, stirring frequently, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until most of the water has cooked off. Add the chopped garlic; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the green beans are softened. Transfer to a bowl; cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out the pan.

Cook the pork & serve your dish
4 Cook the pork & serve your dish

Pat the pork dry with paper towels; season on both sides with salt, pepper, and enough of the spice blend to coat (you may have extra). In the same pan, heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned pork. Cook 4 to 6 minutes per side for medium (the center may still be slightly pink), or until browned and cooked to your desired degree of doneness.* Transfer to a cutting board and let rest at least 5 minutes. Once rested, slice the cooked pork crosswise. Serve the sliced pork with the finished rice and cooked green beans. Top the pork with the creamy relish. Enjoy!

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Prepare the ingredients & make the creamy relish
1 Prepare the ingredients & make the creamy relish

Wash and dry the green beans; cut off and discard any stem ends. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. In a bowl, combine the hot sauce, pickle relish, and mayonnaise

2 Cook & finish the rice

In a small pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 1 cup of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 13 to 15 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork. Stir in the raisins. Cover to keep warm. 

Cook & finish the rice
Cook the green beans
3 Cook the green beans

Meanwhile, in a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the green beans; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 5 minutes, or until lightly browned. Add 2 tablespoons of water (carefully, as the liquid may splatter). Cook, stirring frequently, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until most of the water has cooked off. Add the chopped garlic; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the green beans are softened. Transfer to a bowl; cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out the pan.

4 Cook the pork & serve your dish

Pat the pork dry with paper towels; season on both sides with salt, pepper, and enough of the spice blend to coat (you may have extra). In the same pan, heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned pork. Cook 4 to 6 minutes per side for medium (the center may still be slightly pink), or until browned and cooked to your desired degree of doneness.* Transfer to a cutting board and let rest at least 5 minutes. Once rested, slice the cooked pork crosswise. Serve the sliced pork with the finished rice and cooked green beans. Top the pork with the creamy relish. Enjoy!

Cook the pork & serve your dish
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