There are many versions of Hoppin’ John, but this is mine.
4 cups of chicken broth
1/2 cups of brown rice
4 pork chops thawed & uncooked, cut in square chunks
1 can of black-eyed peas
1 can of seasoned black beans
1/2 of a large onion, diced
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
3 tablespoons of brown sugar
1/3 cup chipotle lime marinade or cajun seasoning to taste
Put brown rice and 2 cups of chicken broth in the slow cooker, cook on low for 1 hour.
Put all the rest of the ingredients into the crockpot, turn on high for 2 hours, then low for five.