Enjoy this 5 ingredient pineapple pork chops recipe when you’re looking for a delicious savory and sweet dinner any day of the week when you’re looking for a fast and easy recipe that everyone is sure to love.
I have to tell you that if you were to ask if there’s a meat I don’t cook nearly enough, I’d tell you it’s pork! Especially pork chops.
Pork chops are so great for a quick cooking meal, but for some reason I had always passed them up while grocery shopping. Not anymore. Not after making this delicious pineapple pork chops recipe. It’s SO good, so flavorful, and perfect for a quick dinner, and it’s this weeks’ Five Ingredient Friday recipe.
For this recipe all you do in marinate pork chops in soy sauce and red pepper flakes, and then cook it with pineapple and cilantro. It’s fresh and soooo good. One of the first times I made this recipe I put the pork chops in the marinade and put it in the fridge. Life got crazy busy and I only was able to make it two days later. So the pork had been marinating in soy sauce and red pepper flakes for 2 days. The pork was darker in color because of the soy sauce, and when I made it, holy cow was it full of flavor (and heat from the red pepper flakes was great and intensified lol).
So I’ve made this with both a quick marinade or an overnight one, and it’s great both ways. These pineapple pork chops serve really well over rice.
These 5 ingredient pineapple pork chops would also be great if you grilled them. It’s an overall delicious dinner, and I love the sweet/savory/slightly spicy flavor that these pineapple pork chops have.
Other recipes you might enjoy:
- 5 Ingredient Oven Baked Pork Chop Recipe with Mozzarella Crumb Topping
- Sheet Pan Pork Chops Sweet Potato and Fennel Dinner
- Pork Seasoning Mix
5 Ingredient Pineapple Pork Chops
- 4 pork chops
- 1/2 cup soy sauce or Tamari if gluten free
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes or more if you like a lot of heat
- 1 pineapple peeled and cored and cut into pieces
- 1 bunch of cilantro chopped
- Marinate pork in soy sauce and red pepper flakes for 1/2 an hour, or up to 2 days.
- Pour off marinade and grill or cook pork in large nonstick skillet. It has to be a nonstick skillet or else you need cooking spray.
- Cook on high for 4 minutes, then flip and cook for 3 minutes, then add in pineapple pieces and remove from heat. Let sit for 5 min, then sprinkle cilantro over the pork and pineapple, slice pork and enjoy.