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Grilled Pineapple Pork Chops

 Grilled Pineapple Pork Chops
This is my favorite way to grill pork chops. The meat turns out so moist and tender when it's fixed like this. Usually, I serve the chops with fresh corn on the cob or green beans and dinner rolls. Your family will love it!
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (1-inch thick and 7 ounces each)
  • 1 can (20 ounces) sliced pineapple, drained

Directions

  • In a 2-cup measuring cup, combine the brown sugar, salad dressing,
  • pineapple juice and soy sauce. Pour 2/3 cup into a large resealable
  • plastic bag; add the pork chops. Seal bag and turn to coat;
  • refrigerate for at least 3 hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate
  • remaining marinade for basting.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 4
  • minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Remove
  • from heat and keep warm. Place pineapple slices on grill. Baste
  • pineapple with reserved marinade. Grill 2-3 minutes on each side or
  • until browned Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving. Place a
  • pineapple slice on each chop. Yield: 6 servings.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer