How to Cut Your Own Pork Chops

Learn how to cut your own pork chops from a pork loin from Food Network Magazine.

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Step 1

Buy an 8-rib bone-in pork loin; ask your butcher to notch the chine bone. Make a shallow cut every 2 ribs to mark your chops.

Step 2

Slice between the bones every 2 ribs to make 4 double-cut pork chops. Do not trim the fat.

Step 3

Each chop should be 2 to 2 1/2 inches thick and contain 2 bones.