Dinner - Best grilled pork chops brine recipes

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Pork chops are soaked in a salty brine, then seasoned with a dry rub and grilled to perfection. Once you've mastered how to cook thick pork chops, you'll be enjoying them all summer long.

Ultimate Grilled Pork Chops

Ultimate Grilled Pork Chops
A little brining and a special dry rub go a long way to making the perfect pork chop. Once you've mastered how to cook thick pork chops, you'll be enjoying them all summer long. —Matthew Hass, Franklin, Wisconsin
Provided by: Taste of Home
Total time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Number of ingredients: 11
Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups ice water
  • 4 center-cut pork rib chops (1 inch thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • BASIC RUB:
  • 3 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon each garlic powder, onion powder, ground cumin and ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 300 calories
  • Fat: 18g fat (4g saturated fat)
  • Cholesterol: 72mg cholesterol
  • Sodium: 130mg sodium
  • Carbohydrate: 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars
  • Fiber: 2g fiber)
  • Protein: 30g protein.
How to cook:
  1. In a large saucepan, combine salt, sugar and 2 cups water; cook and stir over medium heat until salt and sugar are dissolved. Remove from heat. Add 2 cups ice water to cool brine to room temperature.
  2. Place pork chops in a large resealable plastic bag; add cooled brine. Seal bag, pressing out as much air as possible; turn to coat chops. Place in a 13x9-in. baking dish. Refrigerate 8-12 hours.
  3. Remove chops from brine; rinse and pat dry. Discard brine. Brush both sides of chops with oil. In a small bowl, mix rub ingredients; rub over pork chops. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.
  4. Grill chops on an oiled rack, covered, over medium heat 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Notes: Brined, Grilled Pork Chops, In a large bowl combine salt, sugar, peppercorns, allspice and cloves. Add hot water and stir until sugar and salt are …

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Marinated Pork Chops

Marinated Pork Chops
I make these tasty loin chops all the time and my family never tires of them. I whip up this pork chop marinade and let them soak overnight to get them tender. —Jean Neitzel, Beloit, Wisconsin
Provided by: Taste of Home
Total time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Prep time: 5 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
Number of ingredients: 11
Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (1 inch thick and 8 ounces each)
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 452 calories
  • Fat: 32g fat (8g saturated fat)
  • Cholesterol: 111mg cholesterol
  • Sodium: 569mg sodium
  • Carbohydrate: 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars
  • Fiber: 0 fiber)
  • Protein: 37g protein.
How to cook:
  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first 10 ingredients; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight.
  2. Drain pork, discarding marinade. Grill, covered, over medium heat, for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving.
Notes: Grilled Pork Chops Dry Rub Best Recipes, How to cook pork chops with dry rubs? In small bowl combine all dry rub ingredients, mix well. Generously coat each pork chop with the spice rub. As the …

Brined Grilled Pork Chops

Brined Grilled Pork Chops
If you've ever had a pork chop that's as tough as shoe leather -- you know it's not pleasant! Brined Grilled Pork Chops are juicy and tender EVERY TIME!
Provided by: Steve Raichlen
Total time: 194 minutes
Cook time: 14 minutes
Prep time: 180 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 11
Ingredients:
  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cup very hot water
  • 10 whole peppercorns
  • 5 whole allspice berries
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 2 cups ice
  • 1 cup cool water
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • 2-3 slices onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 - 2 pounds pork chops (1-1 1/2" thick, boneless or bone-in*)
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 231 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 9 g
  • Protein: 24 g
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 75 mg
  • Sodium: 5290 mg
  • Sugar: 9 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. In a large bowl combine salt, sugar, peppercorns, allspice and cloves. Add hot water and stir until sugar and salt are dissolved. Add ice cubes and stir until ice melts and mixture is cold. Add bourbon and onion and 1 cup cool water.
  2. Add pork chops, making sure they are covered by the brine solution.
  3. Place bowl in the refrigerator for 3 hours. Remove pork chops from brine solution and dry them off completely with paper towels.
  4. Heat your grill to a medium high heat about 450 degrees. Cook chops on the grill for about 5-7 minutes, depending on thickness. Turn chops over and cook for an additional 5-7 minutes or until juices on top of pork run clear. Transfer chops to a cutting board. Tent chops with aluminum foil and let rest for an additional 5 minutes so that the juices redistribute back into the meat. Serve.
Notes: Brine before grilling: The key to juicy pork, 6 pork chops 3 cups water 1/4 cup Kosher salt 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup Maple syrup 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 Tablespoons ginger, minced

Juicy Grilled Pork Chops

Juicy Grilled Pork Chops
Pork chops are soaked in a salty brine, then seasoned with a dry rub and grilled to perfection. Unbelievably tender and juicy every time!
Provided by: Danelle
Total time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 14
Ingredients:
  • 4 (8 oz.) pork chops, about 1 inch thick
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups ice water
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 149 calories
  • Carbohydrate: 21 grams carbohydrates
  • Cholesterol: 0 milligrams cholesterol
  • Fat: 8 grams fat
  • Fiber: 2 grams fiber
  • Protein: 1 grams protein
  • Saturated Fat: 1 grams saturated fat
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Sodium: 4783 grams sodium
  • Sugar: 18 grams sugar
  • Trans Fat: 0 grams trans fat
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7 grams unsaturated fat
How to cook:
  1. In a large saucepan, combine water, salt and sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until salt and sugar are dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in ice water to bring brine to room temperature. Place pork chops in a large, zip-top plastic bag. Pour the brine over the chops and seal the bag, pressing out as much air as possible. Place in a large baking dish and refrigerate for 8-12 hours.
  3. Remove chops from brine; discard brine. Rinse pork chops and pat dry. Brush pork chops with oil
  4. In a small bowl, combine paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, ground mustard, pepper, chili powder and grown sugar. Rub over pork chops. Let chops stand at room temperature for 20-30 minutes.
  5. Preheat grill for medium heat. Grill chops, covered, for about 4-6 minutes per side, or until a thermometer inserted in the center reads 145 degrees. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
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