Meat chop

  • pork chops
    lamb chops with new potatoes and green beans

    a meat chop is a cut of meat cut perpendicular to the spine, and usually containing a rib or riblet part of a vertebra and served as an individual portion. the most common kinds of meat chops are pork and lamb. a thin boneless chop, or one with only the rib bone, may be called a cutlet, though the difference is not always clear. the term "chop" is not usually used for beef, but a t-bone steak is essentially a loin chop, and a rib steak a rib cutlet.

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Pork chops
Lamb chops with new potatoes and green beans

A meat chop is a cut of meat cut perpendicular to the spine, and usually containing a rib or riblet part of a vertebra and served as an individual portion. The most common kinds of meat chops are pork and lamb. A thin boneless chop, or one with only the rib bone, may be called a cutlet, though the difference is not always clear. The term "chop" is not usually used for beef, but a T-bone steak is essentially a loin chop, and a rib steak a rib cutlet.