Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Chops

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Chops

This Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Chops recipe is both a time-saver, with just 20 minutes of prep, and a delicious way to work pork chops and Asian-inspired fare into your regular dinner routine.

Don’t be fooled by the simplicity of its preparation: The garlic, rice vinegar, and soy sauce trio up the umami factor big-time, creating a slightly sweet, rich, savory glaze for these Hawaiian-style pork chops to steep in.

A little fresh cilantro serves as both a garnish and a bright finishing note to these tasty chops.

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Chops

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Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Chops

These Asian-inspired Hawaiian pork chops are with pineapple and steeped in a slightly sweet and boldly savory glaze you'll love!

Course Main Course
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 50 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 401 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • ½ cup cold water
  • 3 Tbsp. corn starch preferably GMO-free
  • ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. raw honey
  • 2 Tbsp. all-natural ketchup, no sugar added
  • 2 8-oz. cans pineapple slices in juice, reserve liquid divided use
  • 3 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 lb. raw lean, center-cut pork chops
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Combine water and cornstarch in a small bowl; whisk to blend. Set aside.

  2. Combine soy sauce, honey, ketchup, pineapple juice, vinegar, and garlic in a medium bowl; whisk to blend.

  3. Add cornstarch mixture to soy sauce mixture; whisk to blend. Set aside.

  4. Lightly coat inside of a 3-quart slow cooker with spray.

  5. Add half of soy sauce mixture, pork chops, pineapple, and remaining soy sauce mixture; cover. Cook on high for 3 to 3½ hours (or low for 5 to 6 hours), or until pork chops are tender and cooked through.

  6. Serve each pork chop with ½ cup rice. Evenly divide sauce and pineapple between pork chops. Sprinkle each with 1 tsp. cilantro.

Recipe Notes

  • You can substitute 1½ cups sliced fresh pineapple for canned. Use ½ cup of unsweetened pineapple juice for liquid.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Chops
Amount Per Serving
Calories 401 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 646mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 54g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 20g
Protein 27g 54%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
1½ Protein
½ Grain Carb
1 Fruit
1 Condiment

P90X3 Portions
3 Carbs
1½ Protein

Body Beast Portions
2½ Starch
1 Fruit
3 Proteins

Container Equivalents
1 Purple
1 Red
1½ Yellow

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Add a side salad or veggies to make this a great lunch option.

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Slow Cooker Hawaiian Style Pork Chops

Photographs by Anguel Dimov