Michael Kubarek's Apple Smoked Pork Chops

    Michael Kubarek's Apple Smoked Pork Chops With Sweet Potato Hash And Apple Pecan Chutney

    Brine for Pork Chops
     
    Brown Sugar  2/3 cup
    Apple cider vinegar 2/3 cup
    Kosher salt  ¼ cup
    Peppercorns  2 Tsp
    Garlic (minced)  1 Tbsp
    Water   as needed
     
    Method:
    Combine all ingredients except the water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, turn heat down and simmer for 5 minutes. Taste and adjust brown sugar or vinegar. Mixture should taste sweet, sour, and salty. Add cold water, let cool. Then add four 10 oz center cut pork chops to brine.
     
     
     
    Sweet Potato Hash
     
    Chicken Stock   5 oz.
    Red onion (med. dice)  3 cups
    Sweet Potatoes (med dice)  3 cups
    Green Pepper (med dice)  3 cups
    Corn    3 cups
    Garlic (minced)   1½ Tsp
    Fresh Cilantro (chopped)  2 Tbsp
    Butter    2 Tbsp
    Salt and Pepper   to taste
     
    Method: In a sauce pan, melt the butter. Add onions, cool until translucent. Add garlic, sweet potatoes, corn, green peppers and cook for 5 minutes. Add the chicken stock and cook on low heat 10 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are tender.
     

    Apple Pecan Chutney
     
    Apples (peeled, cored, med dice) 14 oz.
    Brown Sugar   2/3 cup
    Apple Cider Vinegar  2/3 cup
    Currants    ¾ cup
    Red onions (med dice)  1
    Lemon peel (grated)  2 
    Ground Cinnamon  2 Tsp
    Ground Cloves    ¼ Tsp
    Ground Allspice   ¼ Tsp
    Cayenne    1/8 Tsp
    Salt    ½ Tsp
    Water    1 cup
    Pecans (chopped, Toasted)  ½ cup
     
    Method:
    In a sauce pan, add all ingredients except pecans and bring to a boil. Turn heat down to simmer, cook and stir until liquid is almost gone, approx.25 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in pecans.
     
     
    List for Apple Smoke Pork Chops
     

    Center cut pork loin 12 – 14 lbs
    Apple cider vinegar 2 gals
    Brown Sugar  4 lbs
    Kosher Salt  1 box
    Peppercorns  4 oz
    Garlic cloves  20
    Red onions  10
    Yams   8
    Green peppers  8
    Fresh Corn  2 lb bag
    Butter   2 lbs
    Fresh cilantro  2 oz
    Golden delicious apples 12
    Lemons   12
    Ground cinnamon
    Ground cloves  Small containers
    Ground allspice
    Cayenne pepper
    Pecans   1 lb
    Currants   1 box