A very easy and delicious way to cook pork chops with a sweet, but not too sweet, sauce. I recommend serving the pork chops with white rice since the sauce is also excellent on the rice.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, and brown the pork chops about 5 minutes on each side. Remove chops from the skillet, and set aside.

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  • Mix the chicken broth, soy sauce and vinegar into the skillet, and bring to a boil. Return the pork chops to the skillet, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 145 degrees F (63 degrees C). Remove chops from the skillet, reserving broth mixture, and set aside.

  • In a bowl, blend the brown sugar, cornstarch, and pineapple juice. Mix into the skillet with the chicken broth mixture. Bring to a boil. Serve with the cooked pork chops.

Nutrition Facts

213.3 calories; 14.8 g protein; 15.4 g carbohydrates; 39.2 mg cholesterol; 909.6 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
06/25/2008
These were pretty good pork chops. I would have liked if they were a bit more tender so I think next time I will simmer them in the broth soy sauce and vinegar longer until they are fork tender before thickening and finishing the sauce. The sauce for this was awesome! The recipe makes a lot of sauce so I served extra at the table for dipping because it was just too good to waste! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
09/08/2009
I used a little less soy and added pineapple chunks per others' recommendations. I also added some vegs to round out the meal...some red & green pepper strips I had leftover from a salad and a can of water chestnuts. I also went easy on the brown sugar so it wouldn't be too sweet. It was easy to make and not messy. My husband liked it a lot I liked it fine my older daughter thought it was okay and my finicky little one at least ate it. It's not something I would like to eat often but it's good occasionally. The leftovers were fine the next day. My only real complaint is that the chops were not very tender. Read More
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149 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 62
  • 4 star values: 55
  • 3 star values: 16
  • 2 star values: 11
  • 1 star values: 5
Rating: 4 stars
06/25/2008
These were pretty good pork chops. I would have liked if they were a bit more tender so I think next time I will simmer them in the broth soy sauce and vinegar longer until they are fork tender before thickening and finishing the sauce. The sauce for this was awesome! The recipe makes a lot of sauce so I served extra at the table for dipping because it was just too good to waste! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/01/2008
My family and I thought this was a bit bland. I'll make it again but will season the chops with garlic salt pepper and maybe ginger and perhaps saute them in butter. Five minutes per side didn't give my chops a very appealing color so I'll probably saute them till they're golden brown. As another reveiwer stated this will ensure more tender chops. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/12/2005
Excellent dish! I added some pineapple chunks to the last step as well. It gave it more flavor and made it more appealing! Easy to make! I loved it! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/06/2006
The sauce came out thick and wonderful. I grilled pineapple slices and put them on top - will definitely make again! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/06/2005
Overall this dish was good! Personally I think the sauce had to much of a soy taste. I would have liked it a little sweeter. I will make this again and just not add as much soy. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/31/2007
I have a hard time getting my family to eat pork chops but they loved them prepared this way. I took others' suggestions and cut down the soy sauce to 1 1/2 Tbs. and used crushed pineapple instead of pineapple juice. Next time I think I will cut the pork into pieces ahead of time and make it more like a stir fry. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/04/2004
This recipe is excellant!!! It is easy to make and I already had all the ingredients. Tastes a lot like sweet and sour which I love. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
09/08/2009
I used a little less soy and added pineapple chunks per others' recommendations. I also added some vegs to round out the meal...some red & green pepper strips I had leftover from a salad and a can of water chestnuts. I also went easy on the brown sugar so it wouldn't be too sweet. It was easy to make and not messy. My husband liked it a lot I liked it fine my older daughter thought it was okay and my finicky little one at least ate it. It's not something I would like to eat often but it's good occasionally. The leftovers were fine the next day. My only real complaint is that the chops were not very tender. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/14/2006
My husband likes this sauce a LOT and I enjoy it too. Very good over rice. I will be making it again to try with chicken. Read More
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