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

READY IN: 2hrs
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
  • Let the mixture stand for 20 minutes at room temperature to develop flavor.
  • Add in the ice cubes and shake to melt most of the ice.
  • Add in the pork chops, making certain that the meat is completely covered with the brine.
  • Cover with lid and refrigerate for 2 hours (NO MORE than 2 hours!).
  • Rinse the pork well under cold water before cooking.
  • Cook as desired.
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