Monday, May 5, 2014

Grilled Center Cut Pork Chops

Nothing is better than some Grilled Center Cut Pork Chops, especially when they come from pasture-raised pigs, antibiotic and hormone-free.  Those are the delicious 1" thick center-cut pork chops we buy from Sunny Cedars Farm, our local favorite for pasture raised pork. Amazingly juicy, moist and flavorful. You seriously won't think you're eating pork, it's that darn good.

"Pork is now marketed as “the other white meat,” because that’s what you get in the grocery store – a nondescript, flavorless white/gray meat that has to be brined, or marinated, to give it any flavor. At Sunny Cedars, we know how pork is supposed to be — dark rosy pink, perfectly marbled, rich and juicy, and bursting with flavor!"

Sunny Cedars Farm pasture raised pork chops


1" thick center-cut pork chops (preferably pasture raised)
seasonings/rub of your choice (we use Fein Tasting Foods rubs)

Sprinkle pork on both sides with your favorite rubs or grilling spices, using your fingers to rub it into the meat.

Place pork chops on a cooling rack and let come to room temperature, approx. 30 minutes.

Preheat the grill to 350 and using direct-medium heat grill 5-7 minutes per side or until internal temperature is 145 for medium-rare. Remove from grill and let rest 5 minutes before serving (the total cooking time is dependent on thickness of chops).

Safe minimum cooking temperatures


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