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Tomahawk Pork Chop Maple Apple Cider Brine

10 minutes + 2 hours refrigeration Serves 41 reviews
Tomahawk Pork Chop Maple Apple Cider Brine


  • 4-5 c apple cider
  • 1/4 maple syrup
  • 1/4 c Kosher Salt
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 4 Tomahawk Pork Chops


Combine apple cider, maple syrup, kosher salt, bay leaves, and garlic into a large sealable food safe bag or bowl. Stir until salt has dissolved. Add the Tomahawk Pork Chops and completely submerge in the mixture. Refrigerate at least 2 hours and up to 24 hours.

Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before grilling. Pull pork chops from the liquid and blot dry with a paper towel. Dress with your favorite seasoning and grill.

Recipe developed by Chef Anna Rossi