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Pineapple Pork Chops Recipe

Pineapple Pork Chops Recipe

Marinated in a delightful combination of pineapple, honey mustard and garlic, the entree is simple to prepare and tastes sensational. Since we cut back on red meat, the tasty chops and flavorful sauce fit perfectly with our eating plan.—Michelle Bishop, Peru, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Cook: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed unsweetened pineapple, drained
  • 1 tablespoon honey mustard
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chop (7 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the pineapple, mustard, garlic and salt; mix well. Pour 1/2 cup into a large resealable plastic bag; add the pork chops. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for up to 24 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining pineapple mixture.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade from pork. In a nonstick skillet, brown chops on both sides in oil over medium heat. Add reserved pineapple mixture; cover and cook over low heat for 8-10 minutes or until juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda brown sugar blend.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 pork chop) equals 262 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 87 mg cholesterol, 238 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Reviews for Pineapple Pork Chops

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Reviewed Mar. 18, 2011

"I'm with the other reviewer. Where was there brown sugar in this recipe at all? Did I miss something?"

Reviewed Apr. 15, 2008

" The original printed version in Light & Tasty July 2003 has an *Editor's Note: As a substitute for honey mustard, combine 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard and 1-1/2 teaspoons honey.

Hope this helps! "

Reviewed Feb. 19, 2008

"What is the asterix for?"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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