Pretzel Crusted Pork Chops On The Traeger

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You love Dot's pretzels, so do we.  Rich and Buttery with a hint of garlic and herbs…. It got me thinking, how can we add this flavor to our pork chops?   Not only did we find a way, but we found a way to do it with some wood fired fun too.  Check out this recipe for making Dot's Pretzel Crusted Pork Chops on your Traeger!

Yield: 6 people
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 15-20 minutes cooking time


Measure   Ingredient                                                    Prep Notes      

2.5 lbs           Pork Chops, 1” thick, Fresh                W/O Solutions/brines   

½ Cup          Flour, All Purpose                                                   

Taste            Oink Rub, 5280 Culinary                      Season to taste

2ea               Eggs, Large

2 Tbsp          Water, Cold                                                                       

2 Cups          Pretzels, Dots, Crushed                        Rice sized pieces

¼   Cup         Oil, Olive


Prep Directions:

  • Crush pretzels ahead of time
  • Make seasoned flour ahead of time

Cooking Directions:

  • Preheat Traeger Timberline to 500 Degrees and add the Traeger Cast Iron Skillet
  • Use Traeger Signature blend pellets
  • Load Traeger griddle into the grill while preheating
  • Place about 4 Tbsp olive oil onto the griddle
  • Place the pork onto the griddle and cook at 500 for 5 minutes on the first side, drizzle the top with oil
  • Flip the pork onto the second side and cook for another 5-7 minutes or until crusted nicely
  • Cook to an internal temperature of 150 degrees. Remove from griddle and smoker and let rest for 5 minutes
  • Once rested, serve with Camp Beans or potatoes
  • Serve with Fire Honey and Happy Ending BBQ Sauce on the side

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