Quick Hawaiian Pork Chops

Ready in 20 minutes
Yield: 4 portions

Turn on broiler of oven. On a greased baking tray
with greased wire rack, arrange:
4 slices of pork chops

Season each side of each pork chop with:
rock salt
freshly-cracked black peppercorn

In a small saucepan, mix:
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup honey or maple syrup

Simmer over medium heat until a little bit thick.
Brush on pork chops. Broil chops 5″ from heat until
golden brown, about 5 minutes.

Baste with the syrup again. Turn and baste again.
Broil for another 5 minutes until golden brown.

In the meantime, in a small saucepan, sweat:
1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks

Continue cooking until light brown, when its sugars
have been realeased. Stir-in the remaining pineapple
sauce and just heat it through. Add:
1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves, cut into
julienne or strips

Turn off heat and stir. Arrange pork chops on a
serving platter. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.
Serve with the pineapple sauce.

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