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Old 08-03-2016, 05:08 PM   #1
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Question Best Way to Cook Pork Loin Boneless Chops?

They are about 3/4" thick.

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Old 08-03-2016, 05:15 PM   #2
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There are lots of ways; there is no single best way. Do you want to cook them whole, or in pieces, like kebabs? Grilled, broiled, pan-fried, stir-fried, baked? Chinese, Mexican, Greek, Italian, Thai?

Give us an idea of your preferences and other ingredients you have and we can help you better.
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Old 08-03-2016, 05:19 PM   #3
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That's a very lean cut of pork and would benefit greatly from a quick brine. 30-60 minutes should be enough.

Then you can pan fry or grill them to an internal temperature of 145F.
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Old 08-03-2016, 06:10 PM   #4
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Yes, I agree, the most important thing to do first is brine them, 4 cups of water with 1/4 cup Kosher salt.
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Old 08-03-2016, 08:21 PM   #5
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Me too on the brine, though I usually add some garlic, a little bit of something sweet like brown sugar, molasses or maple syrup, and beer or apple cider, hard or not, for part of the liquid.
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Old 08-03-2016, 09:14 PM   #6
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I hope these chops weren't for tonight's dinner.
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Old 08-04-2016, 01:41 AM   #7
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I've said it before, and I'll say it again, I brine all pork chops before they are wrapped for the freezer. It makes life simple...well maybe not, but the idea is there.
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Pork chops

I often stuff them with dried apricots, seasoned with cinnamon, sear them, and finish in the oven


IMO the most common problem with pork chops is overcooking.
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...IMO the most common problem with pork chops is overcooking.


I agree. As with boneless skinless chicken breasts, super lean meats can dry out very quickly. So not over cooking is key. Brining gives you more of a margin for error.
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