Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  357
  • Protein  24 g
  • Carbohydrates  28 g
  • Fat  17 g
  • Cholesterol  69 mg
  • Sodium  328 mg
  • Potassium  486 mg
  • Phosphorus  177 mg
  • Calcium  21 mg
  • Fiber  1.5 g

Hawaiian-style Pork Chops

What could be easier than wrapping meat, veggies and fruit in aluminum foil and tossing it on the barbeque for 20 minutes until it’s ready to eat? DaVita dietitian Jennifer from California has a mouthwatering kidney-friendly recipe for Hawaiian-style Pork Chops that’s just that simple.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Jennifer H. from California.

Portions: 2     Serving size: 1 pork chop


  • 2 boneless pork chops,4 ounces each
  • 2  slices red onion, 1/4" thick
  • 2  slices green bell pepper, 1/4" thick
  • 4 canned pineapple slices
  • 2 teaspoons teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Trim fat from pork chops. Lay each pork chop on a separate square of aluminum foil. 
  2. Top each pork chop with a slice of red onion, bell pepper and two pineapple slices.
  3. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon teriyaki sauce.
  4. Divide margarine and place half on each pork chop.
  5. Sprinkle with black pepper if desired.
  6. Wrap foil tightly around each chop, rolling ends to seal.
  7. Cook on barbeque or in 350?F oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until done.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 3 meat
    • 1 fruit, low potassium
    • 1 vegetable, low potassium
    • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

    • Be sure to wrap foil tightly so juices don’t escape while cooking.
    • If, after 15 or 20 minutes, the chops are not completely cooked, rewrap and cook longer.
    • Be careful opening the foil after cooking—steam is very hot.
    • If you are on a lower protein diet, buy smaller pork chops and  weigh cooked meat to match your meal plan.

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Hawaiian-style Pork Chops

amymoore920 says:


This is by far the very best dish that our family has tried thus far! We highly recommend you try it!

Nov. 26, 2012, 5:56 AM - Inappropriate review?

Hawaiian-style Pork Chops

inarus says:


Used fresh pineapple instead of canned. Personal choice bell pepper and onion are a plus. We added couscous w/mango and green beans for a delightful meal.

Aug. 23, 2008, 9:15 AM - Inappropriate review?

Hawaiian-style Pork Chops



Love this recipe ~ the bell pepper and onion is optional, tastes good without it too...

May. 14, 2008, 1:48 PM - Inappropriate review?

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