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Sous Vide Bone In Pork Chops

Sous Vide Bone In Pork Chops

Last Updated on 17th December 2021 by

Sous vide is a method of cooking at a low temperature for a long time. In this cooking method, the food is kept in a plastic pouch or a glass jar and cooked over a water bath for a long time. It is somewhat different from the traditional methods of cooking.

It ensures that the food you are cooking is juicier than in other preparations of cooking meat. There are different recipes for cooking Sous Vide bone in Pork Chops. We will discuss them further in the following sections.

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Sous Vide Bone In Pork Chops
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Sous Vide Bone In Pork Chops


  • 2 Pork Chops
  • Salt: To taste
  • Pepper: To taste
  • Mixed Herbs
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter:


  • Preset the sous vide precision cooker at 140 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Add the salt and pepper to the pork chops to season them. Make sure that the seasoning is spread evenly. 
  • If you plan to keep the pork chops in the jar or plastic bags for a long time, do not add the seasoning. In this case, you can add the seasoning while you seer the meat.
  • Add the pork chops into the vacuum bags or jars. During this process, you must ensure that there is no air inside the bag. 
  • You can use the displacement method to seal the bag of pork chops. Take the pork chops in the vacuum bag, and put them in a water pot. The water pushes the air out of the bag and creates a vacuum in the bag. Ensure that the zip of the pouch is just above the waterline. 
  • Carefully seal the pouch.
  • Put the pouch with the pork chops in a hot water bath and leave it to cook. If the pouch is sealed, it will sink in the water.
  • Once the pork chop is cooked, take them out of the bag and remove any excess seasoning.
  • Pat dry the meat with a paper cloth or tissue paper. Ensure that you pat dry both sides of the pork chops. 
  • Put a skillet or a pan over the stove and add the vegetable oil to it.
  • Add the butter along with it. Let the butter and oil mixture heat up.
  • Once the oil is hot, add the pork chops to the pan.
  • Once a deep brown crust forms on the porkchop when you turn it over.
  • Let the other side cook equally. 
  • It becomes crusty and crispy in a short time.
  • To make the sous vide pork chops even tastier, you can add another pat of butter on it along with some seasoning.
  • The mixed herbs will give an additional flavor to the pork chops.
  • Once both the sides are cooked brown and crispy, hold it with tongs to see if it is tender on the inside.
  • Now, place the pork chops on a rack over a baking sheet to dry the excess oil and butter.
  • You can now slice the pork chops in thin slices to serve.You can now slice the pork chops in thin slices to serve.
  • You can add the drippings over the slices before serving for an enhanced taste.

Tips For Making Sous Vide Bone In Pork Chops Great

Sous Vide bone in Pork Chops is not a very simple thing. Keep a few tips in mind to ensure that the Pork Chops get perfectly cooked. These tips are as follows:

  • Ensure that your vacuum pack is sealed before you put the food in for sous vide. If the packet sinks on being added to water, it indicates no leak in the packet.
  • Do not overcook the pork chops. Overcooking will lead to a change in the texture of the pork chops, and you will lose the whole purpose of it.
  • Sous-vide bone-in pork chops are one of the most popular dishes.
  • The tissues around the bone of pork chops add flavor to the dish.
  • To season the pork chops, you can use oregano, thyme, basil, or parsley.
  • Make each side of the pork chop crusty before you turn it over to cook the other side. 

Alternative Recipes

Sous vide brined bone in pork chops is a great dish. To cook this, you must not add any salt to season the pork as it is seasoned in brine already. Brining is an unnecessary step when it comes to sous vide pork chops.

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Freezing Sous Vide Bone In Pork Chops.

If you have the pork chops frozen in the freezer, you might want to know if Freezing sous vide bone in pork chops is an option. For Sous-vide bone-in pork chops, when you directly use the pork chops from the freezer, make sure that you have an additional hour to cook the pork chops, sous vide. It is essential to ensure that the pork chops have completely thawed before they get cooked.

Sous Vide Bone In Pork Chops Time And Temperature.

It is essential to keep track of the time and temperature while cooking the pork chops. Each kind of preparation has a different set of time and temperature requirements. These requirements are mentioned as below:

  • To have a rare pork chop, cook it at a temperature of 130 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 to 4 hours.
  • For a medium-rare pork chop, cook it at 140 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 to 4 hours.
  • For a medium well-done pork chop, cook it at 150 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 to 4 hours.
  • For well-done pork chops, you must cook them to 160 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 to 4 hours.
  • If the slices are thick, you can add 15 minutes to cooking each side of the pork chops.
  • To cook sous vide pork chops, you will require around 110 to 120 minutes, excluding the time for sous vide. 

There are many different methods of cooking Sous vide pork chops bone in,  which one you like best depends on you. Try the different recipes, different seasonings, and different parts of pork chops to test your taste buds. 


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