No-Fuss Pork Chops


Posted: March 14

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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No-Fuss Pork Chops do exactly what it says on the tin: serves up juicy, savory pork chops without all the stress. In just half an hour or less, you'll have chops braised and glazed in a tropical, sweet, and tangy glaze that you'll want to eat with a spoon. Perfect for piling over noodles, No-Fuss Pork Chops are hearty and satisfying without causing you stress. Get ready for a new weeknight favorite!


Ingredients

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

Directions

Step 1

In a medium bowl, mix the pineapple juice, brown sugar, cider vinegar, and salt.

Step 2

In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat.

Step 3

Once the oil is hot, add the pork chops and cook until evenly browned, about 3-5 minutes on each side.

Step 4

Transfer the pork from the skillet.

Step 5

Add the remaining olive oil to the skillet.

Step 6

Once hot, add the onions and sauté until tender, about 4-5 minutes.

Step 7

Add the juice mixture to the skillet and bring it to a boil.

Step 8

Reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.

Step 9

Add the pork back to the skillet.

Step 10

Cover and braise until a meat thermometer inserted into the pork reads 145 degrees F, about 2-3 minutes.

Step 11

Let the pork stand, covered, for 5 minutes.

Step 12

Serve over noodles and topped with green onions.


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