Grilled Pork Chops with Cranberry Pineapple Sauce

Award Winning - The Year of the Cranberry 2020 Blogger Challenge

  • preparation

    Preparation time

    5 min.

  • portions



  • cooks

    Cooks In

    15 min.


Did you know this recipe is award winning? This is the 1st Place Family Dinner Category Winner and the Overall Winner of the 2020 Year of the Cranberry, Food Blogger Challenge!

50 food bloggers took the challenge to create up to three new cranberry recipes using our whole frozen cranberries. The challenge had three categories, Family Dinner, Healthy on the Go and Cran-You Believe It. The categories were selected to add diversity to our existing cranberry recipes and get the bloggers thinking outside of “holiday cooking”. We judged each entry based on taste, visual appeal, and creativity.

These Grilled Pork Chops with Cranberry Pineapple Sauce are simply delicious and full of flavor. We love this recipe because its simple to make and if you follow along with At Home with Rebecka’s Post you can make everything from your drink to your side dishes using cranberries as well.

Here’s what you need for this yummy dinner!



4 Bone-in Pork Chops
1 Tbsp. Yellow Mustard
1/2 Tsp. Each Salt & Pepper


2 Cups Frozen Cranberries, Chopped
2 Cups Pineapple, Chopped
juice From 1 Lemon (About 1 Tbsp.)
1 Cup Sugar
1 Rosemary Sprig
pinch Of Salt

Rub both sides of each pork chop with even amount yellow mustard then season with salt and pepper. Rest pork chops at room temperature until ready to grill.

For the Sauce:

Combine cranberries, pineapple, lemon juice, sugar, rosemary sprig and pinch salt in a medium sauce pan.

Cook over medium heat for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Do not boil.

Discard rosemary after 10-15 minutes.

Once sauce has thicken, it is ready! Remove from burner.

Grill pork chops on a pre-heated grill until thermometer reaches 145 F.

Let pork chops rest for 3 minutes before serving with sauce.

For delicious sides to go with this dish like Cranberry Vinaigrette Salad, Cranberry “Everything” Bagel Stuffing, or Cranberry Rosemary Lemonade, click At Home with Rebecka.


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