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Quick Help, Please re: Porkchops

FatDogFatDog Posts: 39
edited 7:44AM in EggHead Forum
Charcoal on heading to lava ...

Two nice 1" center cut loin pork chops ... bone-in.

What do you recommend: low,slow or hot an fast?


  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,248
    Trex them puppies! Careful not to dry them out.
  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    You can go either way...but if you're going to go more towards the low and slow route, you need to stabilize your temp on the way up, rather than attempting to control that lava!

    I always like to stuff the chops and go indirect, with a little apple wood at about 275-300 dome. Then use the Thermapen (or other meat thermometer) to get you where you want to be for doneness.

    Good luck BOAT!

    Bateau wrote:
    Charcoal on heading to lava ...

    Two nice 1" center cut loin pork chops ... bone-in.

    What do you recommend: low,slow or hot an fast?
  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    hot and fast

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  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Hot and fast sear, then shut the whole thing dwell until about 145 internal. Tender as a mother's love. Unless you're Stumpbaby.

  • FatDogFatDog Posts: 39
    Modified T-Rex ala. LawnRanger. I seared both sides 90 seconds each ... throttled back to about 350 and did each side about 5 minutes. Sauced with some Maker's Mark BBQ sauce. Excellent results ... nothing but bone left.

    Thanks for the help.
  • I prefer hot and fast. sear first and tehn cook to desired temp. I do about 145 and pull
  • thebtlsthebtls Posts: 2,300've probaby ate them already but if you're at lava level then sear, remove for 10 minutes, shut it down and put back on about 3-5 mintues per side, direct...however you must use a thermometer (at least I do) to keep them from going over 160 (done) and not yet dry. At 1" they will get there pretty fast, more along the 3 minute timeframe
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