Sprinkle the pork chops with salt and pepper.
In a skillet brown the pork chops on both sides in butter.
Add the pineapple with the syrup, reduce heat, cover, and simmer until tender 30 minutes.
Stack chops on one side of the pan, add water and salt. Bring to a boil and stir in rice.
Cover and remove from heat, let stand for 5 minutes.