Wings, Turkey ½ tablespoon freshly ground black pepper. It truly is worth its weight in gold. If you have a three-element grill, heat two sides and leave one off. You may be using kosher salt that is more coarse than in need be. Pat pork chops dry with paper towels. Crown Roast You could essentially buy almost any kind of pork chops even the ones with the bones still intact but I decided that the boneless ones would work better this time. Place apple juice, salt, and water into shallow dish. 1 gallon of water Photo Credit: Lisa Lotts. Place pork chops in a large resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. To make brine pork chops, start by creating a brine of hot water, salt, sugar, and spices and whisking until the salt and sugar completely dissolve. Then, lay out the pork chops in a single layer in a large dish and pour the brine over the top to completely submerge the chops. One hour before you’re ready to smoke the pork chops, place the wood chips in a bowl and cover with water. Oysters Put plastic bag with pork chops and brine into empty bowl or container and put in refrigerator for 1 to 8 hours. In this newsletter we are focusing on apple smoked pork chops.. boneless, butterflied, smoked with apple and a touch of hickory, flavored with my very own rub and served with some delicious sides made by my wife. This makes cleanup a breeze. Heat 32 oz of Apple Juice in stock pot. Pour … I made my first batch of rub this past weekend & enjoyed it. It is a Bestseller in Barbecueing & Grilling books on Amazon. Remove the pork chops from the brine and rinse under cold water to remove the brine. Season pork chops … Breast kosher or sea salt 1/4 cup packed brown sugar This is my “really old” Great Outdoors Smoky Mountain smoker still in great shape. I knew they would be good but when I took that initial bite the first words out of my mouth were OMG!! Standard | Smoking Times and Temperatures, No big words-- just clear instructions and how-to images. Chuck Roast My wife is such a great cook.. she almost always does the indoor cooking while I do what is required on the grill or smoker. The high heat will get the chips to smoldering and once you start seeing/smelling light smoke come out of the top vent, you can close the door and place the heat setting back on medium or wherever you keep it to maintain about 225 degrees. I like to cover the inside of the water pan with foil. butter Apple Juice Pork Chop Brine. Place pork chops in your smoker with 2 to 3 wood chunks on top of the hot coals. Quarter Reduce the heat to 350 degrees. Set up the grill for indirect cooking: Turn the burners on one side of the grill on and leave the burners on the other side off. 4 to 6 rib-cut pork chops, 1 inch thick Remove pork chops from brine solution and discard brine solution. Lamb Shanks, All Fish 1 lb. Place your pork chops in the brine, cover with a lid, and brine in the fridge for 2-4 hours. Tenderloins Loin Preheat oven to 400°F. All Turkey 1 lb. ***Note: you get the Texas style rub recipe free with your order! Try to find chops that have plenty of marbling within the meat.. this is what will keep the chops from drying out while they are cooking/smoking. I have tried it on everything, except vanilla ice cream, and it is great. In a large pot over medium-high heat, add 1 cup of water, apple juice, pepper, salt, sugar and red pepper flakes. Make sure to leave plenty of room between the pieces. It’s easier than you may think. 2½ tablespoons brown sugar. Quarter the potatoes and set aside. Rack of Lamb Pour mixture over ice water and stir. I like to use the butterflied chops for stuffed pork chops but I digress.. that is something for a another newsletter and another day. Bake at 450° for 15 minutes. Here are the chops all nice and coated with my very own rib rub. 1 tablespoon coarse salt (kosher or sea) 1 tablespoon paprika powder. Remove pork from bag, and discard brine. Refrigerate the pork in the cure. I am getting ready to spill the beans on every step that I took to get these babies from store-bought chops to the dinner table complete with lots of pictures. 2 cups apple juice Tenderloin Pork Belly Breast The pork steaks need at least 4 hours in the brine, so put them in the refrigerator or in a cooler on ice. CS Ribs Remove from the brine and pat dry with paper towels. While those pretty little chops sit on the cabinet and absorb the flavors of the rub, I need to go out and get the smoker ready. Remove from heat and slice while hot. ½ tablespoon garlic powder. Legs, All Lamb Brussels Sprouts We are in for a treat and that's quite an understatement! The Pork Loins were delicious and juicy. 12 whole peppercorns I don't think I would go too much longer than that. After 4 hours remove the steaks from the brine and allow the excess liquid to drain off. Fold the aluminum foil over on itself and seal the chips up into pouches. salted butter Lamb Chops Place the wood chip pouches directly on the flavor bars of a gas grill or directly on the embers if using a charcoal grill. Transfer the pork on the hot side of the grill and cook until the center registers 145 degrees, 2 to 3 minutes per side. You can make the brine ahead of time and hold it in the refrigerator until ready to use. Cover and refrigerate. Some have even said that "no smoker should be without this book"! Salmon Pour cooled brine over chops in bag; seal bag. Pulled Pork Refrigerate for 6 to 12 hours, turning bag occasionally. Thanks. To make the pork chop brine, start by adding apple cider, (or apple juice) apple cider vinegar, brown sugar and salt to a pot. The chops should take 4-6 hours in the brine; the tenderloin, 6-8 hours; and the loin, 1-2 days. So, I have experimented with cooking sliced apples with Pork Chops. Remove from the heat and add the cold water. I like the apple with pork but sometimes it's just a bit too mild flavored for me. Thin Blue LLC/Smoking-Meat.com © 2004-2020 All rights reserved. About the size of coarse black pepper. All Beef this is the temperature that I tried to maintain throughout the cooking session. Pat pork dry with paper towels. Pork Sirloin, Chicken These sides that she came up with were absolutely amazing and in my opinion, was a major part of what made this meal a great success. Pork Steak Better yet, it's no muss.. no fuss.. and super easy! I have always liked Apple Sauce on the side with my pork chops. Add the pork chops into the brine and submerge completely. coarse black pepper, Steam brussels sprouts in a steamer basket for 7-8 minutes or until just tender. (If you don't have a steamer basket, boil the sprouts in salted water for 5 minutes and then drain.). (Bone-in pork can take a day longer in the brine because of the bone, which gives it a larger diameter.) The water pan is filled with hot water then placed into the smoker. Next, chill the brine in the refrigerator for 20 minutes. Anywhere between 215 and 225 is near perfect. Like I said this recipe will be sticking around next time it might not be chops, it might be another cut of meat. Remove from heat and drain. Use a coffee grinder if you need to to get the salt to the coarseness you want but be sure to do it in short pulses since the salt will heat up the blades and it will get too hot. You decide you don't like the recipes.. you don't pay! Step 3 Score top … Burgers Place pork chops in bag of brine; seal … Prime Rib Bring to a boil over high heat, then cover and reduce heat to low. Make up a batch and if it's not as good as you've heard.. simply ask for a refund. I found the kosher salt did not grind down & had little rocks in it even after massaging the bag thoroughly. Pour the brine into a large bowl and add 2 cups of ice. Refrigerate over night in brine, remove, season and smoke. Picnic ½ c. extra virgin olive oil Be sure to rinse the meat well using cold water once it is finished brining. Be sure to place the bag into a shallow pan or baking dish just in case it leaks. Cooking the Pork Chops. I usually don't but if you wish to do so, just use the following recipe and brine the chops for about 4 hours. Are these the results I should expect or should I be grinding it down more ? This easy pork chop brine recipe is made with salt, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, rosemary, garlic, and water. Long time Industrial Engineer turned self-proclaimed fire poker, pitmaster and smoke whisperer and loving every minute of it! Place pork chops into the brine in single layer and pour enough water over the top so the pork chops are covered. Chops That stuff is so tasty, I have to be careful that I don't lick my fingers! Leg of Lamb We are in for a treat and that's quite an understatement! I sometimes use yellow mustard, oil or some other substance to help the rub to stick, but I had plenty of time so I decided to just sprinkle it on and once it started getting that typical “wet” appearance, I would turn them over and do the other side. Let the brine cool to room temperature. You see the raving testimonies and you wonder, "Can the recipes really be that good?". I get a lot of them. *Cover with foil and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Pour the brine mixture into a container, add the meat then cover and place in the fridge. Step 2. Cook until the deepest section of the chop reaches an internal temperature of 105°F, or about 1 hour. Roasts If marinating for a day or longer, stir the brine daily and turn the pork occasionally. I use 5-inch apple discs that I cut up to set my thermometers on.. this keeps them from getting too hot and destroying the electronic circuits on the inside. Pour the brine into a large plastic bag. For the juiciest, most flavorful and tender pork chops, you can’t beat a two hour brine and a twenty minute smoke. Last night I cooked some lean Pork Loins. Soak for 1 hour and then drain. CS Ribs Apple-Bourbon Brined and Smoked Pork Chops | Southern Kitchen Spare Ribs All rights reserved. The wheels started turning in my head and before you knew it, I magically made his boredom disappear;-) He is always happy to help. Sirloin Tip Brisket Corned Beef London Broil Thank you in advance for using our special link: http://www.smoking-meat.com/amazon. © Gannett Co., Inc. 2021. With more than 800 reviews on Amazon.com and a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, it comes highly recommended. But, then, this is how I support the newsletter, the website and all of the other stuff that we do here to promote the art of smoking meat. Ingredients 3 ½ cups water 1 cup apple juice ¼ cup kosher salt ¼ cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon onion powder Stir well to dissolve the salt and sugar. Pat chops dry with paper towels. My wife made baby potatoes with parsley and buttered brussels sprouts to go with the chops.. her original recipes are below. 2 cups hickory wood chips, In a medium saucepan, combine the apple juice, sugar, salt, bourbon, peppercorns, allspice, cloves and bay leaf. Remove from the brine and pat dry with paper towels. Amazon | Barnes & Noble | German Edition, Digital versions available via Nook | iTunes | Kindle. It did get up to around 225 here and there but for the most part it remained steady and the rub did not burn. The recipes are yours to use as you wish. Thirty minutes before cooking, remove the pork chops from the refrigerator and let come to room temperature. Some final words on the apple smoked pork chops: This recipe could easily be done with all wood, charcoal or even electric, the important thing is to keep the heat on the low side so that the rub does not burn. Pat the chops … Tilapia, All Seafood Sent you a pm on the form but you didn’t respond. Hot Tip Use an instant read thermometer to determine the internal temperature of the pork. 1/4 cup kosher salt Cover and refrigerate. The next time you decide to order something at Amazon.com, use THIS LINK to get there and we'll get a small commission off of what you purchase. I recommend using apple wood with these pork chops. Cover the container with a lid or plastic wrap and refrigerate for 8 to 12 hours. Let the grill heat to 450 degrees. I use a large 2.5 gallon ziplock bag for brining chops. Thighs To get the smoke flowing properly in this type of smoker, I recommend turning the heat to high once the smoke box is inserted then leave the door cracked open just a little to dispel some of the heat. Steak Apple Cider Brined Smoked Pulled Pork is a bone in pork roast that gets soaked in a sweet and salty apple cider brine overnight, covered it in the best dry rub, and smoked to perfection … brussels sprouts, cleaned and trimmed Reduce oven temperature to 325° (do not remove pork from oven); bake an additional 45 minutes. I really want you to have them! Let me know if you need more help with this. Pour the brine over the pork chops and refrigerate for 2 hours. You can brine the pork chops if you like. Let sit at room temperature until cool. For the brine I used: Apple juice (about 1 liter/1 quart) 2½ tablespoons white sugar. The brined pork chops are perfect for grilling, pan-frying, or baking. 3/4 cup of brown sugar. Cook for 20 minutes or until just tender but not mushy. Adding some Amazing Flavor to the Pork Chops. Mix apple cider, 1/4 cup apple juice concentrate, 2 tablespoons honey, Worcestershire sauce, and liquid smoke into the large container to make marinade. Bring to a simmer making sure to stir occasionally to dissolve the salt and sugar. baby red or gold potatoes, washed and trimmed of eyes Lobster, Please note that my rubs and barbecue sauce are now available in 2 formats-- you can. This time, I just added apple juice in the pan when I cooked my Pork Loins. When the grill is emitting a steady white smoke, place the pork chops on the cool side of the grill and close the lid. Tenderloin Smoke the pork chops for 15 to 18 minutes (Do not lift the lid while smoking.) Drain chops, discarding brine. Use a sharp knife to poke holes all over the aluminum foil. If you really like to taste the smoke then add a stronger tasting wood with it such as hickory like I did at a 50:50 ratio. One hour before you’re ready to smoke the pork chops, place the wood chips in a bowl and cover with water. 4 whole allspice berries Now to taste these babies.. Leg/Drumstick I mixed apple chips and hickory chips together in equal amounts and filled the smoke box up almost to the top. This is a new favorite in my family. Prep Time 30 mins Cook Time 2 hrs In a medium bowl, combine olive oil, butter and parsley. Place over medium-high heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar and salt dissolve. In this smoked pork tenderloin recipe, I brine it in apple juice, smoke it with apple wood then use my version of apple barbecue sauce to finish it off. Bring that mixture to a boil and let it simmer for a few minutes, then take off the heat and let cool. I try to get her the best estimate I can on when the meat will be done and she does her best to make sure the sides get done at about the same time. I laid the pork chops out on a serving platter to be coated with my rub. I use the Morton brand of kosher salt and it is coarse but not to the extreme. It's not as shiny as it used to be and the door thermometer no longer works, but it sure does a great job of smoking meat. 2 Tbs. Pour the brine over the pork chops and refrigerate for 2 hours. You can also use other liquids such as apple juice, beer, etc. 1 bay leaf Baby Back Ribs Add sugar, salt, and dry rub and continue to heat until dissolved. The water pan in this gas smoker does a great job of keeping the heat regulated a little better. Tri-Tip Blot potatoes dry with a paper towel or lint free hand towel. Trout Place pork chops in a 1 gallon zip lock bag, pour in brine and fill remaining space with cold water. Season to taste with sea salt and coarse pepper. Mix together apple cider, chile powder, vinegar and water mixture. Apple Cider Brined Pork Chops for Grilling Recipe | Kingsford® This is a really tasty dish with a sort of fanciness to it that you don't see with a lot of barbecue. Cut a large sheet of heavy duty aluminum foil in half and divide the wood chips between the two pieces. 2 tablespoons bourbon coarse black pepper. I didn't like that very much. Jeff: A few years ago I purchased your rub recipe and have been using it for well over 4 years, From time to time I have seen other rubs advertised and have tried them, but I keep coming back to yours. Place the pork chops in a glass baking dish with high sides or a leakproof zipper-lock bag. It's hard to see, but the thermometer reads 215 degrees. In this newsletter we are focusing on apple smoked pork chops.. boneless, butterflied, smoked with apple and a touch of hickory, flavored with my very own rub and served with some delicious sides made by my wife. Scallops Seal bag and squeeze to mix until sugar and salt have dissolved. Back Ribs If I could give these recipes away, I would do that. 2 whole cloves Excellent for when special company is coming over or just about anytime. Once finished brining, drain, rinse and pat dry. or you can add aromatic vegetables/herbs to the water such as onions, garlic, rosemary, thyme, etc.. 2 cups cold water Lightly brush chops … 2 Cups of Apple Juice; 2 Cups of Water; 1 Tbsp Rosemary; ¼ Cup Kosher Salt; Pepper (to taste) In a bowl large enough to fit four pork chops, combine everything for the brine, stirring until the salt dissolves. Place the pork chops in a glass baking dish with high sides or a leakproof zipper-lock bag. I must have missed your PM.. While you are waiting on the smoke to start in the picture above is a great time to go get the pork chops and/or other meat and place it on the grate. I really, really appreciate the support from my newsletter friends and be sure to let me know if you have any questions about this. Remove from heat and add to a large bowl with 2 cups of ice. Burnt Ends If you enjoy the newsletter and would like to do something helpful, then.. All Chicken No worries! In a medium bowl, whisk the apple cider with the light brown sugar and 1/4 cup of kosher salt until the salt and sugar are dissolved. Meatloaf Place pork on a roasting pan coated with cooking spray. ½ tablespoon onion powder. Short Ribs ¼ c. Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, coarsely chopped The book is full of recipes and contains tons of helpful information as well. Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with salted water. Prep Time: 5 mins Close the lid and heat until a steady white smoke emanates from the grill. sea salt 1 cup of kosher salt The smoke box now filled with dry apple/hickory wood chips is placed into the smoker just over the flame. Steelhead Trout Remove from heat and add remaining 32oz Apple Juice. I have a feeling that you will agree. Now that's a bargain and you know it. Let's review: Well.. what are you waiting for.. click on the big orange button below to order the recipes now. Transfer to a cutting board, tent with foil and let rest for 3 to 5 minutes before serving. In 2-gallon-size heavy-duty resealable plastic food-storage bag, mix 1/2 cup brown sugar, the salt, bay leaves, garlic, peppercorns and 4 cups water. Fatty, All Pork I also opted to get some that were already butterflied. I kept the smoke going for about 2 hours, after that I just finished it off with the heat. Once you order, there'll be no more recipe ads in the email version of the newsletter. I just thought of this last night. I don't know if it truly adds more flavor to the meat you are cooking but it sure smells good! Toss sliced Brussels sprouts with butter and season with salt and pepper. Shrimp I needed a batch of my rub mixed up and almost at that precise, exact moment my 8-year old son walked in and exclaimed that he was bored. The pork chops cooked for 3 hours and when they got to 160 degrees F, I immediately took them out of the smoker and brought them in the house for serving. 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