Can I cook pork chops from frozen?

Chef's answer
A: Yes you can cook pork chops from frozen. You can also cook lamb chops from frozen and beef ribs. You can grill, BBQ,fry, oven bake, roast or microwave your frozen chops. Cooking times will be 50% longer than if fresh or thawed out.
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But what's the same in both of these methods is the presence of sodium nitrite (or less commonly sodium nitrate). It inhibits bacterial growth (the extremely dangerous kind that can cause botulism), ensuring the meat is safe to eat, and also causes the meat to retain a pinkish color similar to its raw state.2 Apr 2012
A rare, or pink, lamb chop that has been seared well on the outside should be fine because any bacteria on the outer surface will have been killed by the heat. But minced or diced lamb or mutton should never be served pink. It needs to be thoroughly cooked and browned.22 Oct 2018
Sprinkle chops with salt
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16 Mar 2020
Can lamb chops be cooked from frozen? Yes, you can cook lamb chops from frozen, but the baked lamb chops will take longer to cook. However, they will cook more evenly if you thaw them (in water) first, instead of searing frozen ones.9 Dec 2020
The answer to this is similar to raw beef: yes and no. Whole cuts of lamb are safe to eat rare as long as you sear the surface. This is because, like beef, bacterial contamination (such as E. coli) is usually only present on the outside.18 Feb 2019
Gently turn the chops on to their sides, to cook for 2 minutes on each side, or until golden, but still pink in the middle. Meanwhile, use a speed-peeler to peel strips of zest from 1 orange. Sprinkle them into the pan with the thyme sprigs, and toss it all together for just 30 seconds to get the flavours going.
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