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What's the Safe Internal Temperature for Pork Chops?

When done, pork chops should have an internal temperature of at least 145 degrees. Taking the temperature of your chops is one of the most reliable ways to ensure that the meat is cooked to a safe temperature and to your liking. However, your ideal pork chop recipe will depend on how done you like your pork. The internal temperature for the different levels of doneness are:

A meat thermometer makes it very easy to check your pork chop's internal temperature. Simply insert it into the thickest section of the pork chop to read its internal temp. When checking the internal temp of pork chops with bone, be careful not to touch the bone with your thermometer. This can give you an inaccurate measurement.

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