Pork loin steaks are a type of pork chop. They are sliced off of the pork sirloin roast.Continue Reading
Pork loin steaks are usually fairly lean. They can be boneless or not. If they have a bone, it is usually t-shaped.
Another type of chop, which is cut from the boneless loin eye muscle, is the pork loin butterfly chop. It is a thick chop, cut at 2 inches.
Center cut chops are also from the eye loin muscle, but they have backbone included in the chop.
Blade chops are from the loin, but they come from the blade end. They contain more than one bone type, as well as more than one muscle type.Learn more about Meat, Poultry & Seafood
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Pork is all the meat that comes from a pig, and ham is a specific part of the pig. Just like steaks comes from particular parts of a cow, ham comes from a specific place on a pig's body.Full Answer >
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Good sides for pork chops vary by personal taste and can be anything from fruit chutney or greens to mashed potato skins, depending on the preparation of the pork chop. One recommendation for fried pork chops is to add a pear, raisin and jalapeño chutney with sugar, vinegar, paprika, allspice, ginger and peppercorns cooked in butter. Grilled pork can be made Hawaiian with pineapple, red pepper and sautéed spinach.Full Answer >