Apple & Fennel Brined Pork Chops
 
Prep time
Total time
 
The flavors of apple cider and fennel are the perfect combination when brining pork chops or poultry.
Author:
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 qt. cold water
  • ¼ cup fine sea salt
  • ½ cup fresh apple cider
  • 2 tbsp. bourbon whiskey, optional
  • ¼ cup real maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. dried fennel seed
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • ½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 sprigs fresh parsley
  • 1 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 sprig fresh sage
  • 2 8-12 oz. bone-in pork rib chops
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients except pork chops in a 2 qt. container. Stir, then let sit until salt dissolves. Stir again, then add pork chops, making sure liquid covers meat. Cover and refrigerate for 8-12 hours or overnight.
Recipe by Little Rusted Ladle at https://www.littlerustedladle.com/apples-porks-favorite-muse/