Grilled Pineapple Pork Chops
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
These pork chops are the perfect balance of sweet and tangy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - boneless pork chops
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - 8 oz. can(s) crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 - cup(s) BBQ sauce
  • Side: - grilled garlic bread**
  • Side: - salad**
  • - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open and drain the crushed pineapple.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the crushed pineapple and BBQ sauce.
  3. Place pork chops into a baking dish and season with salt and pepper. Brush the pineapple BBQ sauce onto both sides of the pork chops.
  4. Preheat the grill.
  5. Grill for 5 to 6 minutes per side, over direct heat, or until cooked to 145 F. Brush any remaining pineapple-BBQ sauce onto the pork chops on the grill and cook through. Cooking time may vary depending on thickness of the chops. Let rest 5 minutes before serving and slicing.
  6. Grill some garlic bread alongside the pork chops.
  7. Prepare salad.
  8. Serve Grilled Pineapple Pork Chops with salad and grilled garlic bread.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open and drain 2 - 8 oz. cans of crushed pineapple.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce

Remove as much as air as possible and seal.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to grill and grilling as directed.

Special notes

Alternative Cooking Method: Bake at 350 F for 25 to 30 minutes, or until pork chops are cooked through.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides like rice or potato chips.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Grilled Pineapple Pork Chops

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely before transferring pork chops to grill. Grill over direct heat for 5 to 6 minutes per side, or until pork chops reach 145 F. Let rest for 5 minutes.
Serve with salad and grilled garlic bread.

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