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Alton Brown's 2-Hour Mustard Brine for Pork Chops or Roast

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READY IN:
2hrs
YIELD:
5 pork chops
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large plastic container with a lid, put the salt, Brown Sugar, peppercorns and mustard powder; add in the HOT vinegar and swirl to dissolve the sugar and salt completely.
  2. Let the mixture stand for 20 minutes at room temperature to develop flavor.
  3. Add in the ice cubes and shake to melt most of the ice.
  4. Add in the pork chops, making certain that the meat is completely covered with the brine.
  5. Cover with lid and refrigerate for 2 hours (NO MORE than 2 hours!).
  6. Rinse the pork well under cold water before cooking.
  7. Cook as desired.

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