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Pineapple Ginger Chops

 Pineapple Ginger Chops
Pork and pineapple goes wonderfully together so this recipe will be a hit for your family. The recipe is so quickly prepared, it is a perfect for a weeknight supper.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple tidbits
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice; set aside. Combine pepper
  • and ginger; rub over both sides of pork chops. In a skillet, brown
  • chops in butter for 2-3 minutes on each side. Add orange juice, 1
  • cup pineapple and reserved pineapple juice. (Refrigerate remaining
  • pineapple for another use.)
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or
  • until meat is tender. Remove pork chops and keep warm. In a small
  • bowl, combine the cornstarch, salt and water until smooth; stir into
  • pan juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until
  • thickened. Serve with pork. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 pork chop with 1/3 cup sauce equals 323 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 178 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat, 1-1/2 fruit.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.