Basic Pork Brine

Basic Pork Brine

JulieG

"I use this brine for all pork cuts that I grill. It adds a subtle flavor to the meat without being too salty. The pork cooks up tender, moist and delicious every time."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 85 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 85 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 22g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1160 mg
  • 46%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Place pork atop the garlic and ginger within the brine. Let sit in refrigerator for up to 8 hours; grill as usual.
  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the brine ingredients. The actual amount of the brine consumed will vary.

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This is a wonderful recipe - the flavor is just incredible! I added a little (2-3 tsp.) toasted sesame oil because those flavors just begged to be together. The meat was juicy and tender and it ...

Used 4 good sized pork chops and made as written. Marinated for 8 hours. So much better then the ones I grilled a while back without the brine. Will be making this again.

I added: 1/2 tsp powdered ground ginger & 2 tsp sesame oil. I made 4 thick (approximate 1 1/2" thick, bone-in) pork chops, placed in my vacuum type Marinater, (using 28 pumps). There was plent...

great flavor, I did add half of a onion.will use recipe again.thanks

My husband and I both enjoyed this to a point. We found a cup of brown sugar too much, it made the pork too sweet. The pork was beautifully tender and next time I will cut down on the sugar

Totally easy am delicious

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