Beer-Brined Pork Chops with Onion Marmalade

Beer-Brined Pork Chops with Onion Marmalade
Photo by Christina Schmidhofer


  • 3 red onions (about 1 3/4 lb. total), peeled, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • ¼ cup kosher salt (see notes)
  • 4 boned center-cut pork loin chops (each about 1 in. thick and 7 oz.)
  • + 4 more ingredients
    • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
    • 3 cups (two 12-oz. bottles) flavorful beer such as amber ale
    • ¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
    • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar

1. Rinse pork chops. In a 1 1/2- to 2-quart pan over medium heat, stir beer, salt, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, the peppercorns, mustard seeds, fennel seeds, and garlic until salt and sugar are dissolved. Let mixture cool completely. Place chops in a 2-gallon zip-lock plastic bag and add brine. Sea...

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