Brined and Grilled Pork Chops

Fat 45% Carbs 9% Protein 46%
Percent Calories

1 serving of brined and grilled pork chops contains 369 Calories. The macronutrient breakdown is 9% carbs, 45% fat, and 46% protein. This is a good source of protein (75% of your Daily Value), potassium (16% of your Daily Value), and vitamin b6 (112% of your Daily Value).

4 servings
Prep Time
570 minutes
Cook Time
18 minutes



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  2. Stir together all ingredients (except pork) in a large stockpot until salt and sugar dissolve. Let stand 1 hour.
  3. Place pork and brine in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag; seal. Place bag in a shallow baking dish, and chill 8 hours.
  4. Remove pork chops from brine; discard brine. Let pork stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Light 1 side of grill, heating to 350-400 degrees F (medium-high heat); leave other side unlit. Brush pork with 1 tbsp. oil, and sprinkle with desired amount of salt and pepper.
  5. Place pork over lit side, and grill, covered with grill lid, 4 minutes on each side. Transfer pork to unlit side, and grill, covered with grill lid, 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 150 degrees F. Let stand 5 minutes. Arrange pork on a serving platter. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving of brined and grilled pork chops (281g)

Nutrient Value %DV
Calories 369
Fats 18g 23%
Saturated fats 6g 30%
Trans fats 0.2g
Cholesterol 137mg 46%
Sodium 5344mg 232%
Carbs 8g 3%
Net carbs 7g
Fiber 1g 5%
Sugar 4g
Protein 42g
Calcium 75mg 8%
Iron 2mg 27%
Potassium 747mg 16%
Vitamin D 1μg 7%
Vitamins and Minerals
Alpha carotene 0.1μg
Beta carotene 38μg
Caffeine 0mg
Choline 112mg 20%
Copper 0.1mg 16%
Fluoride 1μg
Folate (B9) 2μg 1%
Lycopene 0.2μg
Magnesium 57mg 14%
Manganese 0.3mg 13%
Niacin 13mg 83%
Pantothenic acid 1mg 30%
Phosphorus 427mg 61%
Retinol 4μg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.4mg 28%
Selenium 68μg 123%
Theobromine 0mg
Thiamine 1mg 80%
Vitamin A IU 135IU
Vitamin A 10μg 1%
Vitamin B12 1μg 44%
Vitamin B6 1mg 112%
Vitamin C 14mg 15%
Vitamin D IU 42IU
Vitamin D2 0μg
Vitamin D3 1μg
Vitamin E 0.2mg 1%
Vitamin K 2μg 1%
Zinc 4mg 33%
Sugar 4g
Sucrose 4g
Glucose 0.1g
Fructose 0.1g
Lactose 0g
Maltose 0g
Galactose 0g
Starch 0g
Saturated fats 6g 30%
Monounsaturated fats 7g
Polyunsaturated fats 2g
Trans fats 0.2g
Fatty Acids
Total omega 3 0.1g
Total omega 6 2g
Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) 0.1g
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0g
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) 0g
Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA) 0g
Amino Acids
Alanine 2g
Arginine 3g
Aspartic acid 4g
Cystine 0.5g
Glutamic acid 7g
Glycine 2g
Histidine 2g
Hydroxyproline 0.1g
Isoleucine 2g
Leucine 4g
Lysine 4g
Methionine 1g
Phenylalanine 2g
Proline 2g
Serine 2g
Threonine 2g
Tryptophan 0.4g
Tyrosine 2g
Valine 2g

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