Like turkey, pork chops are lean and a brine helps make them moist, juicy, full of flavor and most of all not at all tough like your Mom used to make them. It is a simple thing to do, and it yields a delicious, moist, succulent chop that is soft and delicious. Brining may sound complicated, but it is as simple as throwing a marinade together.
This basic pulled pork recipe that’s made in the oven will be a regular in your meal rotation! Easy to do and makes great leftovers. Because I chose to brine this, it will take one to two days to make. Pork chops can be a tricky meat to cook, and they can get dry pretty easily if cooked too long. If you have a little bit of extra time, you can brine your chops to make them juicier and more flavorful.
Click here for our easy one page shopping list! (Read the article here). A salty brine allows moisture to enter the pork chop and literally traps it between protein cells. These pork chops are very quick and simple to prepare.