Fruited Pork Chops Recipe

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Fruited Pork Chops Recipe
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Fruited Pork Chops Recipe

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Here's one of my favorite slow-cooker recipes. I often prepare these tender chops with pineapple sauce for guests. I like to serve them with brown rice. —Cindy Ragan of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup raisins

Directions

In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, oregano, salt, garlic powder and pepper; add the pork chops, one at a time, and shake to coat. In a nonstick skillet, brown chops in oil on both sides. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker.
Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. In a bowl, combine the 3/4 cup pineapple juice with reserved pineapple juice. Stir in the water, brown sugar, onion and tomato paste; pour over chops. Sprinkle with raisins.
Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender. Stir in reserved pineapple. Cover and cook 15 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Fruited Pork Chops in Light & Tasty October/November 2003, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 366 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 79mg cholesterol, 353mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fruit.

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, oregano, salt, garlic powder and pepper; add the pork chops, one at a time, and shake to coat. In a nonstick skillet, brown chops in oil on both sides. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker.
  2. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. In a bowl, combine the 3/4 cup pineapple juice with reserved pineapple juice. Stir in the water, brown sugar, onion and tomato paste; pour over chops. Sprinkle with raisins.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender. Stir in reserved pineapple. Cover and cook 15 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Fruited Pork Chops in Light & Tasty October/November 2003, p37

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leewardmomma User ID: 4339979 75048
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2012

"This was very good and easy. The entire family enjoyed it! I did replace the raisins with craisins because we prefer them."

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Rockamama User ID: 1263362 90280
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2011

"Brown sugar, pineapple juice and raisins? You call this diabetic friendly? I am diabetic and my blood sugar would spike dangerously if I ate this!"

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sbuffman User ID: 1497756 60446
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2009

"One of my favorite recipes for chops. I would served to guests for an elegant meal without hesitation. We really enjoyed it."

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cookinkylee User ID: 996023 90500
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2008

"I didn't really like this recipe. I thought that it lacked flavor. I salvaged this by making the Savory Beer Porkchops recipe."

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cozykitchen User ID: 1615751 52844
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2007

"A really flavorful dish - unique flavors that really compliment each other and a fantastic make-ahead dinner."

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