- 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 sea 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. Let meat rest for 5 minutes before slicing. It will prevent it from losing its natural juices.
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.
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