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Video: How To Brine Pork Chops & Chicken Breasts in Just 15 Minutes

Do you shy away from cooking pork chops for fear of turning a pricey cut of meat into shoe leather? Fear no more! Brine small cuts of meat like pork chops and chicken breasts for just 15 minutes and they will always stay moist and tender.

In this video, I'll show you how to make a quick brine that will add flavor and, most importantly, guarantee perfectly tender pork chops and chicken breasts every time.

A brine is just a simple mixture of water and salt, though you can add some extra flavor to your pork chops with aromatics like garlic and rosemary. Letting your pork chops rest in this brine for 15 to 30 minutes before cooking is a way of ensuring juicy, tender chops.

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