What’s the best way to get juicy pork chops when cooking indoors? The pork we buy today is very lean compared to what we used to get, unless you buy heritage pork. Because the meat is so lean, we have to adjust our cooking technique so we don’t end up with chops that have the consistency of shoe leather.

Keep in mind that most of us cook our pork way too long because we were told to cook our pork until it was well done many years ago. Things have changed and today, we only need to cook pork until it reaches 145 degrees F just like beef, veal and lamb.

Ingredients for Juicy Pork Chops

Pinch of salt
Pinch of black pepper
Pinch of thyme
Pinch of oregano
1 garlic clove
¼ cup Olive oil
2 pork chops ¾ to 1 inch thick

Directions

  • Take your pork chops out of the fr