Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Chops w/ Rice

I’m always on the hunt to find my next “go to” crock pot meal. Crock pots make life EASIER, which is why I try to use mine at least once each week. What’s better than a home cooked meal that cooks itself FOR YOU?!

SO…when I found this super simple, quick, and YUMMY recipe, I had to share it with you here on the blog! And the bonus is this one is also healthy, so go ahead and indulge! #yourewelcome

📸: Beachbody Blog

 Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 3 Tbsp. corn starch
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. raw honey
  • 2 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 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. pork chops
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • cilantro (optional)

Directions

  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 chopped cilantro (optional).

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