Amazing Pork Chops
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 1/ 3 cup kosher salt
  • 1 /3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 quart ice cubes
  • 6 bone-in loin pork chops,(about ¾ inch thick or 6 ounce each)
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • ΒΌ teaspoon black pepper
  1. In a large saucepan combine water, sugar, and salt and whisk over medium heat until salt and sugar dissolve. Remove from heat and stir in bay leaves and pepper. Add ice cubes and stir a few times to cool water. Submerge pork chops in the brine, topping with a plate if needed to keep them submerged. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes or 2 hours in a refrigerator.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, mustard, and pepper Lift pork chops from the brine, pat both sides with a paper towel and then discard brine. Brush the chops on both sides with a mustard mixture. Grill over direct medium heat with the lid closed until meat is slightly pink in the center., 5 to 7 minutes, turning once after 3 minutes. Remove from grill and let rest for 3-5 minutes.
Recipe by Amish 365 at