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Teriyaki Pineapple & Pork Chops

Pork chops are wonderful on the grill. Adding the pineapple and teriyaki makes it even better! It reminds me of Hawaii!—Alaina Showalter, Clover, South Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (8 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh baby spinach

Directions

  • Place pineapple juice in a large resealable plastic bag; add pork chops. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for up to 2 hours.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Combine the rosemary, garlic powder, salt and pepper; sprinkle over chops.
  • Peel and core pineapple; cut into eight spears. Grill chops and pineapple, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145° and pineapple is tender, basting occasionally with teriyaki sauce. Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Arrange spinach on a serving platter; serve with pineapple and chops.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 433 calories, 19g fat (7g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 1644mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 3g fiber), 41g protein.

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  • klandrews84
    Dec 15, 2013

    Delicious. Definitely a keeper

  • sunymom2
    Aug 21, 2012

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  • administrator
    Aug 21, 2012

    This was very easy and delicious. My husband and two daughters all liked it. Wasn't sure about the grilled pineapple, but it was very good. Just enough flavor from the rosemary and other spices. Will definitely make again.

  • kjegbert23
    Apr 17, 2012

    I'm usually not a fan of teriyaki pork chops, but this recipe is really good. We served this to some guests for Sunday lunch and they all enjoyed this recipe. I did substitute basil for rosemary and it was good.

  • spronovo
    Jun 14, 2011

    Great flavour for the pork chops, grilled pineapple on the side was a perfect pairing.

  • Alaina1243
    Apr 8, 2010

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