Skinny Pineapple Teriyaki Pork Chops

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Teriyaki is a great flavor to spice up any piece of meat or fish, so we added a tropical twist to this recipe with the pineapple and minced ginger. Serve with our Skinny Tropical Rice for a delicious meal!

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Skinny Pineapple Teriyaki Pork Chops

Prep time: 3 hours and 20 minutes (includes marinade time)

Cook time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Serving size: 1 pork chop + 1 pineapple slice

Ingredients

Pork Chops:
    • 4 — 4 oz pork chops
    • 4 slices fresh pineapple, cut 1 inch thick
Marinade:
  • ½ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp minced ginger
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk marinade ingredients together. Place pork chops and marinade in a sealed Ziploc® bag. Place in fridge for at least 3 hours (overnight is best!), turning bag every couple hours.
  2. Remove pork chops from bag — DO NOT DISCARD MARINADE. Pour marinade in saucepan. Cook over medium heat until it boils, about 4 minutes. Reduce to simmer for another 6 minutes, stirring frequently. Place in a small dish, you will be using this marinade to brush on your chops and pineapple.
  3. Preheat grill to medium-high. Lightly coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Place pork chops on grill — cook for 5 minutes on one side. Flip chops over and brush marinade on chops, add pineapple to grill and cooking for additional 3-4 minutes. Flip pineapple halfway through.
  5. Let chops rest for 3-5 minutes before serving. Place a pineapple slice on each chop.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: (1 pork chop + 1 pineapple slice)

Calories: 234

Calories from fat: 24

Fat: 3g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 62mg

Sodium: 1425mg

Carbohydrates: 24g

Fiber: 1g

Sugar 19g

Protein: 28g

Calcium: 8%

Iron: 2%

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