- 4 each, 2-inch boneless pork chops
- 1 pkt. La Preferida Organic Al Pastor Seasoning
- ½ cup La Preferida Avocado Tomatillo Salsa
- 2 cups water
- 5 Tbls salt
- 2 cups of ice cubes
Optional Brine: Bring water to a boil and add salt. Turn off heat. Stir and allow salt to dissolve, add ice and continue stirring until cool. Place brine and pork chops in a deep dish container or large resealable bag. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
After an hour, remove pork chop from brine and pat dry.
Preheat oven to 375 F.
Empty out Al Pastor seasoning on a large plate and use it to evenly coat pork chops. Place pork chops on a baking sheet with space in between. Bake for 25 minutes or until pork chop is cooked through, ideally, check after 15 minutes.
Preheat oven to 375 F. Empty out Al Pastor seasoning on a large plate and use it to evenly coat pork chops. Bake for 25 minutes, check that it is cooked through. Let meat rest for 5 minutes before slicing. It will prevent it from losing its natural juices.
Drizzle avocado salsa on pork chops and serve with your favorite side dish!
Chef La Pref tips:
- Al Pastor means “shepherd style” due to the fact that the technique was brought over by Lebanese immigrants to Mexico. The flavors evolved to incorporate native spices, chilis, and fresh pineapple.