- 4 , 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 ziplock 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 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.
Serve with avocado salsa and your favorite side!
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.