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Sarah's Simple Solutions Episode 40 - Grilled Pork Chops W/ Balsamic Vinegar

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Sarah shows us how to make a simple but tasty entree.
Ingredients
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Coarse salt 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Pork chops 4
  Oil 2 Tablespoon (1 tablespoon for grilling and 1 tablespoon for brushing)
  Salt and pepper To Taste
For glaze
  Balsamic vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a shallow bowl, put together water with coarse salt and sugar.
2. Stir well until sugar and salt dissolves.
3. Put the pork chops in brine solution and leave for 20 minutes, flipping them occasionally.
4. Preheat the griddle on medium heat.

MAKING
5. Take the chops out of brine and dry them using a kitchen towel.
6. Brush the chops with oil on both the sides, season with salt and pepper.
7. Place the chops on the griddle for 7-8 minutes until brown from both sides or until it registers 150 F on meat thermometer for internal temperature.
For glaze
8. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, boil balsamic vinegar for 5 minutes until it thickens slightly.
9. Add in the butter and season with salt and pepper.

SERVING
10. Place the chops on serving plate and drizzle the vinegar. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Pan Grilling
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Party
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Carb
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Friends coming over? Why not treat them with some browned pork chops which are brined and then cooked. The drizzle of balsamic vinegar adds zing to its flavor and make the meat more flavorful and sought after.

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