Fiery Island Pineapple Pork Chops

Add tropical flair to the family dinner table with Fiery Island Pineapple Pork Chops. These chops are sure to entice your family's appetite.

Fiery Island Pineapple Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • 4 New York (top loin) pork chops, 1/2-inch thick
  • 4 teaspoons Jamaican Jerk seasoning
  • 1/3 cup hot pepper jelly
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 4 slices fresh pineapple (cored, 1/2-inch thick) OR canned pineapple rings

Instructions

  1. Coat chops with jerk seasoning; set aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, microwave jelly, pineapple juice and ginger on HIGH for 30 to 60 seconds or until melted.
  3. Grill pork over medium-high heat for 3 to 4 minutes per side, turning once until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time. Baste frequently with glaze. During last 3 minutes of grilling time, place pineapple rings on the grill. Baste with jelly mixture. Grill pineapple until heated through.
  4. Serve pork chops with pineapple.

Prep: 10 min | Cook: 15 min | Servings: 4

Nutritional Information: Calories: 245 calories Protein: 28 grams Fat: 5 grams Sodium: 523 milligrams Cholesterol: 72 milligrams Saturated Fat: 1 grams Carbohydrates: 25 grams Fiber: 1 gram

Recipe and photo used with permission from: National Pork Board