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Pineapple-Onion Pork Chops Recipe

Pineapple-Onion Pork Chops Recipe

"I prepared these tender pork chops for my teenage grandson's birthday meal," writes Marjorie Bruner of Parchment, Michigan. Brown sugar and pineapple juice provide the onion-topped entree with its sweetness.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey mustard

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add pork chops and shake to coat. In a skillet, brown the chops on both sides in butter. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Add water to dish. Place onion over chops. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine the pineapple juice, brown sugar and mustard. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Pour over pork. Bake, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes or until meat juices run clear. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 294 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 332 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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