Chinese Pork and Garlic Broccoli

Yesterday I shared a spicy recipe which was a new flavor profile for me. (and yes, I’m watching a lot of Top Chef these days)  Today was Dan’s turn to try something he hasn’t traditionally liked.  Generally Dan avoids dishes with soy sauce in them so I was surprised when I came home to Dan making this dish.
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While I loved the flavors of this dish (I do love Chinese food! Especially when it isn’t coated in syrupy sauces) Dan just thought it was just ok.  But hey that is much better than his usual reaction to Chinese food!
Pork Chops with Soy Sauce and Garlic Broccoli

1 cup white rice
3 Tbsp olive oil
4 pork chops (2.5 lbs total)
head of Broccoli
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
2 Tbsp soy sauce
Preheat oven to 400.

Cook rice by following the instructions on the package.
Heat an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat and add 1 T olive oil.  Sprinkle 1/2 t salt and 1/4 t pepper over the pork.  Cook the pork for 2-3 minutes on each side.  Move the skillet into the oven and continue to cook for 6-8 minutes.

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add 2 T olive oil.  Add in the broccoli, garlic, soy sauce and 1/3 c water.  Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes.

Nutritionals (Serves 4) Cals: 474, Fat: 17, Protein: 30, Carb: 50, Fiber 3.