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Reverse Seared Bone-In Pork Chops

Traeger Kitchen


Reverse Seared Bone-In Pork Chops

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

45 Minutes

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Put your cooking chops into overdrive with our reverse seared pork chops. These meaty, bone-in chops get the famous Traeger reverse sear for serious smokin’ flavor.

Ingredients

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4

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    • 2

      Season the pork chops liberally with Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub.
    • 3

      Place directly on the grill grate and smoke for 30 to 40 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 130℉ when taken with an instant read thermometer.
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    • 4

      Remove chops from the grill and let rest for 10 minutes.
    • 5

      Increase the grill temperature to 500°F and place a cast iron pan directly on the grill grate to preheat for about 10 minutes while the pork chops are resting.
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    • 6

      Place the butter and herb sprigs in the cast iron pan. When the butter is hot, place the pork chops in the pan. Sear on both sides for 3 to 4 minutes or until the exterior is browned and the internal temperature registers 140℉ in the thickest part of the chop.
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    • 7

      Remove chops from pan and let rest 5 minutes; the internal temperature will rise to a finished temperature of 145℉. Enjoy!

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