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Brined Pork Chops

CampCook Posts: 157
edited November -1 in Pork


• 2 qt Water• &#189 Tbs Dried Thyme
• &#188 Cup Kosher Salt• 2 Bay Leaves
• 2 Tbs Sugar or Splenda• 4 Garlic Cloves, Mashed
• 2 Tbs Whole Black Peppercorns• 4 to 7 pounds of Pork Chops, Double thick or country style
• 2 Tbs ground red pepper (just because)
• 2 Tbs Fennel seeds (because I like fennel with pork)


Mix everything but pork. Bring to boil and simmer for 10 minutes or so. Cool to room temperature. Pour over pork and refrigerate for 2 to 6 days.

Heat egg to 450 to 500 degrees.
Sear chops on each side (3 to 5 minutes per side.
Close up egg and continue to cook until done. Total cooking time 15 to 30 minutes depending on desired doneness and thickness of chops.


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