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Pineapple Pork

Pineapple Pork

48 Ratings
48 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Savory and sweet, delicious pineapple pork chops are a fast and flavorful meal. Enjoy over brown rice or quinoa. 

Ingredients

  • 1 green pepper (medium)
  • 4 pork chops (boneless, about 1 pound)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks (8-ounce, undrained)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

1. Cut the green pepper into strips.

2. Heat the oil in a large skillet.

3. Place pork chops on the heated skillet. Sprinkle the salt on top.

4. Cook the pork for 5 minutes on low heat on each side.

5. The pork should lose its pink color when it’s cooked enough.

6. Remove the cooked pork from the skillet. Place it in a serving dish.

7. Put the green pepper slices in the skillet.

8. Stir the in pineapple chunks with their juice.

9. Stir in the ginger and cinnamon.

10. Simmer for about 3-5 minutes.

11. Spoon the pineapple mixture over cooked pork.

Notes

Serve with cooked rice.

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Source: Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program, Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 3 oz. prepared pork, 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 285
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 88 mg
Sodium 157 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 38 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 23 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 463 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 285
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 88 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 38 g
Minerals
Calcium 23 mg
Potassium 463 mg
Sodium 157 mg
Copper 182 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 40 mg
Phosphorus 295 mg
Selenium 52 mcg
Zinc 3 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 9 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.8 mg
Vitamin B12 0.8 mcg
Vitamin C 30 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 6 mcg
Folate 6 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.8 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 13 mg
Choline 135 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/4 cups
Vegetables 1/4 cups
Protein Foods 4 1/2 ounces

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i cubed the pork chops and mixed them with the sauce. it made things easier and could all be poured over the rice together that way. delicious!
11/15/11
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