The Inevitable Pork Chop With Cheddar Grits From 'The Meat Hook Meat Book'

The Inevitable Pork Chop With Cheddar Grits From 'The Meat Hook Meat Book'
16 Ingredients
  • For the Brine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 20 juniper berries
  • 20 black peppercorns
  • 1 large thyme sprig
  • 1 head garlic, cut horizontally in half
  • 2 double-pork-bone shoulder chops, preferably Red Wattle
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed or peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • For the Cheddar Grits
  • 1 cup coarse grits, preferably Anson Mills
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon roughly chopped drained pickled jalapeños
Nutrition
1249
62% daily value
2 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber, gluten-​free
     

Fat

110% 72

Saturated

184% 37

Trans

- 2

Monounsaturated

- 21

Polyunsaturated

- 8

Carbs

45% 134

Carbs (net)

- 121

Fiber

49% 12

Sugars

- 51

Sugars, added

- 50

Protein

47% 24

Cholesterol

50% 149

Sodium

31% 752

Calcium

62% 621

Magnesium

25% 105

Potassium

14% 657

Iron

38% 7

Zinc

31% 3

Phosphorus

63% 443

Vitamin A

58% 520

Vitamin C

28% 25

Thiamin (B1)

90% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

50% 1

Niacin (B3)

27% 4

Vitamin B6

55% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

70% 279

Folate (food)

- 104

Folic acid

- 103

Vitamin B12

24% 1

Vitamin D

261% 39

Vitamin E

26% 4

Vitamin K

9% 11

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 90
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