Pineapple Grilled Pork Chops

Pineapple Grilled Pork Chops

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"These are a delightful and quick meal for the grill. I usually serve with a baked potato, but my daughter loves them with wild rice."

Ingredients

8 h 25 m servings 392 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 392 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 12.9 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 26g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 40.9 g
  • 82%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 124 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium:
  • 1000 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix together the drained pineapple juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, and garlic powder together in a large plastic zipper bag, and smush the bag a few times with your hands to mix the marinade and dissolve the sugar. Place the pork chops into the marinade, squeeze out any air in the bag, seal it, and refrigerate overnight. Reserve the pineapple rings.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat, and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Remove the chops from the marinade, shaking off excess, and grill until browned, the meat is no longer pink inside, and the meat shows good grill marks, 5 to 8 minutes per side. Brush several times with marinade and let the marinade cook onto the surface of the meat. Discard excess marinade. While the meat is grilling, place 4 pineapple rings onto the grill, and allow to cook until hot and the slices show grill marks; serve the chops topped with the grilled pineapple rings.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Due to bad planning on my part, these stayed in my fridge for 48 hours before being grilled tonight. YUMMY!!! Hubby says it's the best pork chop he's had in a long time. Tender, juicy, tasty, ...

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This sounds fabulous. about how thick of a chop do you use?

Due to bad planning on my part, these stayed in my fridge for 48 hours before being grilled tonight. YUMMY!!! Hubby says it's the best pork chop he's had in a long time. Tender, juicy, tasty, ...

Easy, quick, and delicious. The pork came out very juicy and flavorful. The only change I made was to add a little ginger. A repeat recipe, for sure!

I was looking for a different way to fix pork chops on the grill and tried this recipe. This is a definite 5 star!

These were very very good. I have been making a variation of these for 3 decades using a marinade I got from the old Steak and Ale restaurants when I was a bartender there while in college. Th...

I made these as directed and wow, are they ever good!! They were made even better by the addition of a nice slice of sharp cheddar cheese on top after grilling; these were even more amazing tha...

I found this recipe when looking for something new to try on the grill. It looked interesting so I gave it a try. I was unsure of how much I would like it- the marinade doesn't smell very appeal...

These were so tasty. My husband doesn't typically like pork chops like these. I had a whole pork loin that I cut into slices that I used, so I could make them as thin or thick as I wanted. I ...

I have never had pork chops this juicy before! It literally fell off the bone!

Really enjoyed this recipe. It is super easy and very yummy. I actually chose to bake it since my grill wasn't accessible and it came out great. I baked it at 425 F for 15 min. My husband sa...