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    Tropical Pork Chops

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    30 mins

    25 mins

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

    A favorite of my kids.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a medium size pot, add the first 8 ingredients; stir to combine.
    2. 2
      Cover and simmer over medium heat, for about 10 minutes or until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally.
    3. 3
      Remove sauce from heat and set aside.
    4. 4
      Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper.
    5. 5
      In a large skillet, cook chops, onion, and garlic in oil until the chops are browned.
    6. 6
      Add water and reserved sauce.
    7. 7
      Cover and cook on medium-low for 20-25 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, adding more water if needed.
    8. 8
      Stir in pineapple and heat through.
    9. 9
      Serve over hot cooked rice.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 21, 2012

      55

      Crazy good delicious. Sweet, but not "too", and perfectly spicy. Followed this exactly, but I've got to say - I thought the nutritional facts looked suspect (i.e., 98 calories per serving?) I decided to feed the exact ingredients into food.com in a separate window ("submit a recipe") to see what I would get. It computed 416 calories per serving! That didn't sound right, either, given that a small boneless pork loin chop is about 191 calories. (I wouldn't be fussing about the calories but I'm trying to shed a few pounds before going to sunny Florida in February and I'm hyper.) I guess, as made, these chops come out to be about 250 calories a serving? Oh who cares anyway - they're delicious! And I do mean delicious! Thanks for a Certain Keeper.

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    • on November 08, 2008

      45

      I would actually give this recipe a 3 1/2. I followed the recipe exactly and the sauce did thicken but not by much. I used centre cut bonless chops and crushed pinneapple. It was very delicious and I would definately make it again, but it seemed to be missing something important.......

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    • on May 09, 2008

      55

      These were pretty darn good! I fixed them for dinner last nite and everyone enjoyed them. I had center cut bone-in chops and they were fall off the bone tender. Thanks for posting. This one goes into my regular monthly rotation.

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    Nutritional Facts for Tropical Pork Chops

    Serving Size: 1 (282 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 387.1
     
    Calories from Fat 149
    38%
    Total Fat 16.6 g
    25%
    Saturated Fat 5.0 g
    25%
    Cholesterol 123.9 mg
    41%
    Sodium 567.7 mg
    23%
    Total Carbohydrate 16.6 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    3%
    Sugars 13.8 g
    55%
    Protein 41.2 g
    82%

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