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Thick Cut Salt & Pepper Pork Chops

Lodge Cast iron / June 15, 2017

The secret to juicy pork chops without a making brine? Buy the thickest ones you can find. They're harder to overcook and the results are tasty and tender.

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes

Servings

2

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless pork chops
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. 
  2. Brush pork chops with peanut oil and season front, back, and sides of pork chops generously with salt and pepper. 
  3. Preheat cast iron pan over medium high heat for 5 minutes.
  4. Sear pork chops 1 to 1½ minutes on each side. 
  5. Remove from stovetop and bake for 4-6 minutes. 
  6. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
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Thick Cut Salt & Pepper Pork Chops

By Lodge Cast iron

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless pork chops
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
Thick Cut Salt & Pepper Pork Chops

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. 
  2. Brush pork chops with peanut oil and season front, back, and sides of pork chops generously with salt and pepper. 
  3. Preheat cast iron pan over medium high heat for 5 minutes.
  4. Sear pork chops 1 to 1½ minutes on each side. 
  5. Remove from stovetop and bake for 4-6 minutes. 
  6. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe by Lodge Cast iron for Lodge Cast Iron at http://www.lodgemfg.com/recipe/thick-cut-salt-pepper-pork-chops