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Old 07-06-2014, 11:35 AM   #1
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Anybody grill pork chops?

I'm wanting to do a couple of center cut pork chops on the grill and I'm looking for prep and cook ideas. Normally I'd do them in a covered skillet on the stove with a bit of water and some chopped onion, basically steaming them. Can chops be grilled?

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Old 07-06-2014, 12:59 PM   #2
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Oh yeah my friend.....oh......yea!!

Get a decent rub and or your favorite spices, if they are about 3/4 inch thick they will cook pretty quick.

Most people murder chops on a grill, hot and fast is the way to go.

350 degree grill throw down..........then cross hatch same side in 4 minutes.

Cook 4 more minutes and then flip...

Do the same same on the second side and then yank them off and cover with foil.

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Brine if you want, don't if you don't want.

Grill with high heat for a SHORT time.
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I grill a lot of thick pork loin steaks (takes a bone to be called a chop ya know?) Anyway I do a two hour hot water brine on them which goes like this. This a copy and paste from an old message:

1 gallon hot tap water. 1/2 cup salt. 1/4 cup of your favorite bbq rub. Soak the thick pork steaks two hours..no more no less. No need to refrigerate while they are soaking. Dry them off..rub with Olive Oyl and apply a bit more rub. 4 mins per side on a hot grill or till they hit 150 internal. Mighty fine grazings. The recipe came from a fancy Chef in Dallas as is the favorite of one of he Jonas Brothers..whoever that is. The Recipe came out of People Magazine.

To brine stick the whole shebang in an unscented garbage bag.
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Old 07-07-2014, 12:40 PM   #7
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I grill a lot of thick pork loin steaks (takes a bone to be called a chop ya know?) Anyway I do a two hour hot water brine on them which goes like this. This a copy and paste from an old message:

1 gallon hot tap water. 1/2 cup salt. 1/4 cup of your favorite bbq rub. Soak the thick pork steaks two hours..no more no less. No need to refrigerate while they are soaking. Dry them off..rub with Olive Oyl and apply a bit more rub. 4 mins per side on a hot grill or till they hit 150 internal. Mighty fine grazings. The recipe came from a fancy Chef in Dallas as is the favorite of one of he Jonas Brothers..whoever that is. The Recipe came out of People Magazine.

To brine stick the whole shebang in an unscented garbage bag.
A gallon is a big pot, I'm only doing a couple of chops (loin steaks, as you mentioned - no bones). I'm gonna scale this down and give it a go.

So... what are the favorite sides for pork loin? Other than applesauce, which is a prerequisite. I'm thinkin' some of my famous beans and... ?
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Old 07-07-2014, 01:45 PM   #8
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Yep..got to have beans. We eat them 3 times a day and twice on Sunday here in God's Country (Texas of course). We like corn on the cob..fried tates..fried okry..etc. Prob cut the brine in half without any issues. I usually do a half loin..six pounds or so. Makes about 11-12 full sized steaks. That is a cheap way to get em..cut them yourself.
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Any sides that I'd normally like with anything goes pretty well with pork.

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Yep..got to have beans. We eat them 3 times a day and twice on Sunday here in God's Country (Texas of course). We like corn on the cob..fried tates..fried (nasty word censored)..etc. Prob cut the brine in half without any issues. I usually do a half loin..six pounds or so. Makes about 11-12 full sized steaks. That is a cheap way to get em..cut them yourself.
It's like "Buy one, Get TWO Free" when ya buy a whole loin and slice it into individual "chops" or steaks. Price per pound for a whole loin is usually about 1/3 what they charge if'n they cut 'em for you. Plus, ya can cut 'em any thickness ya wants 'em cut.
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Right right. I figured out that scam several years back. There is some smarty pants folks down there in Florididdy. Rarely see whole loins in the regular stores around here. Few times I have got one it was two halves stacked on top of each other. Not sure why they like to mess with folks like that.
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