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No-Fuss Pork Chops

These tender, mouthwatering chops taste a bit like sweet-and-sour pork but require little attention or time. I prepare them year-round, whenever I'm on a tight schedule but still want something scrumptious.—Sally Jones, Lancaster, New Hampshire
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • Hot cooked noodles and sliced green onions, optional

Directions

  • Mix first 4 ingredients. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat; brown pork chops on both sides. Remove from pan.
  • In same pan, saute onions in remaining oil over medium heat until tender. Add juice mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10 minutes. Add pork chops; cook, covered, until a thermometer inserted in pork reads 145°, 2-3 minutes. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes before serving. If desired, serve over noodles and top with green onions.
Nutrition Facts
1 pork chop: 315 calories, 15g fat (4g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 340mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.

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