Hawaiian Pork Chops


Pork chops with a sweet pineapple gravy are great served with mashed potatoes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
4 servings


  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 4 pork chops

  • ½ cup shortening (such as Crisco®)

  • ¾ cup water

  • ½ (12 fluid ounce) can frozen pineapple juice concentrate

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple rings

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  1. Mix flour, salt, and pepper together in a shallow bowl. Press pork chops into flour mixture until coated on both sides; shake excess flour back into bowl.

  2. Heat shortening in a large skillet over medium heat; cook pork chops until browned, about 3 minutes per side. Drain excess fat from skillet and return pork chops to skillet.

  3. Mix 3/4 cup water, pineapple juice, sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon, and nutmeg in skillet with pork chops. Cover skillet and simmer until cooked through and sauce is somewhat reduced, about 30 minutes. Add pineapple rings and cook 5 minutes more.

  4. Remove pork chops and pineapple from skillet. Combine 1 tablespoon water and cornstarch in a bowl; stir into sauce in the skillet until thickened. Serve sauce with pork chops and pineapple.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

546 Calories
33g Fat
38g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 546
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 81mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 24mg 122%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 550mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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