Sweet-and-Sour Chops Recipe
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Sweet-and-Sour Chops Recipe

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Pineapple chunks and pepper rings accent this rendition from Shirley Heston, field editor from Pickerington, Ohio.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chop (7 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 small green pepper, cut into rings
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

7 ounce-weight: 493 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 784mg sodium, 91g carbohydrate (69g sugars, 2g fiber), 11g protein .


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour and salt. Add pork chops, one at a time, and shake to coat. In a large skillet, brown chops in oil on both sides. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with pineapple and green pepper; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, broth, vinegar, ketchup and water until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour over chops. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 40-45 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Serve over rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sweet-and-Sour Chops in Taste of Home April/May 2005, p9

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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KellyFreiermuth1 134269
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2013

"One of my favorite meals!"

katlaydee3 104164
Reviewed May. 1, 2012

"This is really good served with white rice and egg rolls."

juliearcher 141593
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2010

"Amazing and Easy to make"

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