Juicy Pork Chops

4.7/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Ready in: 10-15 mins
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
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Juicy Pork Chops


  • 4 x 2cm thick pork chops, rind nicked in 1cm intervals
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • For the Brine
  • 30g sugar
  • 15g salt
  • 300mls water

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  • Place the sugar, salt and water into a stainless-steel saucepan
  • Bring to the boil and dissolve slowly, then cool
  • Make the total weight back up 315g with cold water
  • Press the pork cutlets out with a back of the knife
  • Place the cutlets into a glass, ceramic or stainless-steel bowl
  • Pour over the cold brine and mix well, then leave to marinate for 20 minutes
  • Drain the pork well, then, pat dry with kitchen towel
  • Pan fry for 3-4 minutes gently on each side, still should be pink in the centre
  • Cover the pan with a little foil and leave the chops off the heat to rest for 10 minutes

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