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Brined & Breaded Baked Pork Chops



 
We don't eat red meat very often in our home. It is a rare treat for us, so when we do, I want to make sure that I prepare it in as best a way as I can.  We were having company for lunch the other day and I decided to cook some pork chops that I had bought at Costco. 

 
They were lovely, thick bone-in loin chops.  I had not seen chops that thick in a long time.  I think they were about 1 1/2 inches thick.  I was a bit concerned as to how I was going to cook them adequately without drying them out. 

 
I decided that I would try brining them.  Brining is simply a food process where meats and poultry are soaked in a salt/sugar brine for a time prior to cooking them, which not only lightly seasons them but helps to tenderise and enhance the flavour of the meat. People have been brining chickens and turkeys for years.  
I created a simple brine of water, apple juice, salt and herbs.  I soaked the pork chops in this mixture, covered in the refrigerator overnight, for about 18 hours actually by the time I went to cook them.  12 hours minimum is desirable.
 
At the end of that time, I took them out of the brine, rinsed them off and patted them dry, discarding the brine.
 
I always slash the fatty edge of my chops prior to cooking them, right through the fat to the meat. This helps to prevent them from curling up as they are cooking, and makes for a much more attractive presentation.
 
I seasoned the...
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