Saturday, August 9, 2014

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


Pork Chops:
4 — 4 oz pork chops
4 slices fresh pineapple, cut 1 inch thick

½ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce (aminos for Paleo recipe)
¼ cup brown sugar
3 Tbsp rice vinegar
1 Tbsp minced ginger
¼ cup water
2 Tbsp minced garlic

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.

Source: Skinny Mom

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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