No-Fuss Pork Chops
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1/2 cup pineapple juice
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
- 4 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- Hot cooked noodles and sliced green onions, optional
- Mix first four ingredients. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat; brown pork chops on both sides. Remove from pan.
- In same pan, saute onions in remaining oil over medium heat until tender. Add juice mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10 minutes. Add pork chops; cook, covered, until a thermometer inserted in pork reads 145°, 2-3 minutes. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes before serving. If desired, serve over noodles; top with green onions.
Nutrition Facts1 pork chop: 315 calories, 15g fat (4g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 340mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.
Mar 22, 2018
We both enjoyed this very much. I used only one onion and two large pork chops, which I brined prior to cooking, but made the full amount of sauce. Because I used a red onion the sauce was very dark, as though it contained blackberries. I added about 2 teaspoons of “quick” tapioca and it thickened the sauce nicely. We’ll be having this again, for sure.
Mar 19, 2018
As other reviewers said, this recipe is DELICIOUS! I made only 2 chops and used 1 onion, but I didn't cut the sauce in half and it was perfect. If I make 4 chops, I will double the sauce and serve over brown rice. I used the juice from canned pineapple chunks, then I made Caramelized Pineapple (melt 2 Tbsp butter in skillet, add pineapple and sprinkle pineapple with 1/4 cup brown sugar. Cook until caramelized, basting pineapple with butter/sugar mixture.) Delicious!
Jul 17, 2017
OMG! The best tasting Pork Chops I have eaten. This is my go to recipes the next time.
Sep 22, 2014
Very yummy. I doubled the recipe for the sauce and thickened it with cornstarch and served it as a gravy. The pork chops were tender and had a nice flavor.
Jan 15, 2014
This is wonderful.I make a little more sauce because we like it,I serve it over noodles.
Aug 5, 2013
5 stars.. (the "star" rate isn't working). Added some green pepper, used only a couple of thin slices of onion (recipes call for way too much for us) and had mashed potatoes on the side. We both loved it! Added to my recipe box and will definitely make it again.
Jun 4, 2013
My husband isn't usually a pork chop fan, but he loved this recipe. All of my kids really liked it too. I used white rice since I was out of egg noodles, but it worked.
Apr 14, 2013
was a little skeptical trying this recipe since i've never really cared for pineapple. but these turned out to be the best porkchops i've ever had!! making it again today:) very simple but full of flavor. tasted great over white rice. wasn't dry at all, but i might make extra sauce anyhow since it's so tasty!!
Jan 18, 2011
EXCELLENT and easy!!! I served them over brown rice with broccoli. I only cooked 3 pork chops and the extra onions and sauce tasted really good over the broccoli florets, too!
Jan 4, 2011
This was an EASY and delicious meal. I had all the ingrediants at home -- just had to buy the pork chops. I placed mine on a bed of rice which was excellent with the taste & flavor of the sauce that was poured over. Even my husband who doesn't like onions was a fan!
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