Can I brine pork chops for less than 8 hours?

Only have 5 hours! They are center cut 1" thick

  • Posted by: fritter
  • January 20, 2013
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Pegeen January 20, 2013
Since pork can dry out so quickly, it helps if when you finish them in the oven there is some type of liquid in the pan to create steam/moisture in the oven (broth, water, moisture from apples or vegetables, etc.). Sounds like a nice dinner!
 
Pegeen January 20, 2013
Yes, five hours is fine. It partly depends on the recipe, but less time will usually work too. How are you cooking them?
 
fritter January 20, 2013
Searing in cast iron pan, finishing in oven:)
 
fritter January 20, 2013
Searing in cast iron pan, finishing in oven:)
 
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