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Cranberry-Pineapple Pork Chops Recipe
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Cranberry-Pineapple Pork Chops Recipe

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I love to serve this sauce with Christmas ham, but it's also great for a weeknight meal, like these pork chops. With a burst of flavor in every bite, these boneless chops are sure to become a family favorite. —Priscilla Gilbert, Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple tidbits
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (6 ounces) unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 3/4 cup sauce equals 536 calories, 19 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 97 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook pork in oil for 8-10 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reaches 160°. Meanwhile, drain pineapple, reserving juice and 3/4 cup pineapple (save remaining pineapple for another use).
  2. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in pineapple juice and reserved juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the butter, cranberries and reserved pineapple. Serve with pork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry-Pineapple Pork Chops in Simple & Delicious September/October 2008, p23

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 3/4 cup sauce equals 536 calories, 19 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 97 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

Reviews for Cranberry-Pineapple Pork Chops(3)

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Reviewed Sep. 10, 2013

This was very quick easy and DELICIOUS! I didn't use sugar since the pineapple and dried cranberries were sweet enough. I used a little less butter, which gave the sauce a light buttery taste. I also used greek olive oil rather than canola oil to cook pork chops. Was delicious!!!

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Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

Absolutely delicious! Flavorful, easy to make, and can't get enough of it once I start to eat. (Look at the review from 2009...the person gave it one star and meant to give it five; don't let the lower rating scare you away.)

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2009

This was really great! My family really liked it and for once, I didn't have to make a special run to the store for the ingredients!

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