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Do you season pork chops after brining?

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thegirlwholovestoeat Sep 11, 2009 04:21 PM

This is my first time brining pork chops - they are about to go on the grill. Do they still need to be seasoned as regular?

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  1. tommy Sep 11, 2009 04:34 PM

    salt them after they cook if you want to play it safe. adding salt before cooking isn't going to make a whole lot of difference.

    1. Uncle Bob Sep 11, 2009 04:46 PM

      I normally season brined pork for the grill with one of three different "house" blends.

      Enjoy!

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        thegirlwholovestoeat Sep 12, 2009 07:56 AM

        These were the best pork chops I have ever made - seasoned with garlic, thyme and some others after brining - I will never cook them without brining again!

        1. Fritter Sep 22, 2009 05:58 AM

          "Do they still need to be seasoned as regular?"

          This depends a bit on your brine. If it's a simple brine you may still want to season your chops. I often do. However if you used some thing like mulling spice or cider in your brine you may not want to.

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            sparkareno Sep 22, 2009 09:38 AM

            Be careful with salting them after brining--they could be too salty. If you are going to marinate them--do that before the brine.

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