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Maple-Brined Pork Chops with Grilled Peaches

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  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons coarse kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons black peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf (dried)
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 4 bone-in pork chops (natural, cut ¾ inch thick, 8-ounce each)
  • vegetable oil
  • 3 peaches (ripe, firm, halved and pitted)
  • arugula and peach salad (for serving, see recipe, below)
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    1. In a 2-quart saucepan combine water, maple syrup, salt, peppercorns and bay leaf. Heat and stir just until salt dissolves. Remove from heat. Stir in ice. If necessary, cool brine to 45°F.
    2. Place pork chops in a large resealable bag. Pour brine over pork; close bag. Place bag with chops in a large baking dish or on a rimmed baking pan. Refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours.
    3. Preheat grill to medium heat for direct grilling. Remove pork chops from brine; pat dry with paper towels. Discard brine.
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    Cassie M. 5 months ago
    I’ve made this 3 times now and it’s turned out perfectly every time. Love the short brine time, but still comes out with lots of flavor. I don’t have a grill so I’ve just pan cooked and it still works well