Skillet Jamaican Pork Chops
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Sweet and spicy come together perfectly in this skillet meal!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - boneless pork chops
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 - 8 oz. can(s) crushed pineapple
  • 1 - Tbsp Jerk seasoning
  • 1 - Tbsp brown sugar
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cook the rice, as directed.
  2. Open and drain the canned crushed pineapple.
  3. Season both sides of the pork chops with salt and pepper.
  4. In a large skillet, heat the oil and brown the pork chops for 2 minutes on each side.
  5. Mix together the crushed pineapple, Jerk seasoning and brown sugar. Spread on top of and around the pork chops in the skillet and cook for another 4 to 5 minutes, or until cooked through. Add 1/4 cup water, if needed, to keep sauce from browning too much.
  6. Prepare the salad.
  7. Serve Skillet Jamaican Pork Chops with rice and salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open and drain 2 cans of crushed pineapple.

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

  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 - 8 oz. can crushed pineapple
  • 1 Tbsp Jerk seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

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 the skillet to cook the pork chops in the sauce over medium low heat for 8 to 10 minutes, or until pork chops are cooked through.

Special notes

Add a couple Tbsp of water if the pineapple sauce begins to caramelize or thicken, while the pork chops are cooking.

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.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Skillet Jamaican Pork Chops

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add to skillet to cook the pork chops in the sauce over medium low heat for 8 to 10 minutes, or until pork chops are cooked through.
Serve over rice with salad.

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