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Sweet and Sour Grilled Pork Chips with Tropical Salsa

Sweet and sour pork chops, grilled to perfection and topped with a grilled tropical salsa. The perfect family friendly main dish for a BBQ or get together.
Prep Time6 hrs 20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time6 hrs 32 mins
Course: Pork
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pork chops, sweet and sour, tropical salsa
Servings: 6
Calories: 328kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 4-6 Bone in Pork Chops 1 inch thick
  • 1 cup Grilled Tropical Salsa


  • 2 cups water
  • 4 Tbs Kosher Salt
  • 2 Cups Pineapple Juice

Sweet and Sour Sauce

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 Tbs Ketchup
  • 1/2 cup vinegar white distilled
  • 1 Tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • a pinch of red chili pepper flakes optional


  • Combine brine ingredients in a saucepan, bring to boil, and stir until salt dissolves.
  • Let cool, then put in a zipper bag with pork chops and let brine for 6-8 hours if possible, or at least 1 hour minimum.
  • Mix together sweet and sour sauce ingredients.
  • Heat grill to a medium-high heat
  • Rinse pork chops, and pat dry
  • Cook on grill heated to 400 degrees for 4-5 minutes per side, depending on thickness of chop
  • Using a brush, brush sweet and sour sauce on chops, and cook an additional minute per side or until meat reaches 135 degrees internal temperature
  • Remove from grill, cover with foil, and let rest for about 10 minutes, meat will continue to cook during this time, when it reaches 145 degrees internal temp it is ready to serve
  • Top each chop with 1/4 cup grilled tropical salsa and serve!


Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 5708mg | Potassium: 813mg | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1.5mg