Molasses-Brined Pork Chops

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

From Cooking Light

Top Review by HailFoodies

This has become a staple in my family. Fantastic recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make the brine: combine water and salt in a large bowl; stir until the salt dissolves.
  2. Add in sugar, molasses, and vanilla; stir until sugar dissolves.
  3. Stir in ice.
  4. Add chops, cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  5. Remove chops from brine, pat dry; discard brine.
  6. Make the rub: combine all the rub ingredients; rub over both sides of chops; refrigerate 30 minutes.
  7. Place flour in a shallow dish; dredge chops in flour.
  8. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over med-high heat; add chops and cook 5 minutes on each side or until done.

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