Roast Loin of Pork

Serves 6
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
120
minutes
other
0
minutes

Ingredients

1
4 1/2- to 5-pound boneless pork loin roast
salt and pepper
1
10-ounce jar apricot preserves
1/4
cup
bourbon or orange juice
3
tablespoons
soy sauce
4
garlic cloves, peeled and minced

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325° F.
  2. Place the pork in a roasting pan and rub with salt and pepper.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the preserves with the bourbon, soy sauce, and garlic and pour over the meat. Cover and roast 30 minutes.
  4. Uncover and baste with the sauce and the juices that have collected in the roasting pan. Cover and continue cooking, basting every 20 minutes, for about 1 hour longer or until an instant-read thermometer registers 155° F.
  5. Remove from oven and let rest 10 minutes to finish cooking before carving. Serve with pan drippings.

 

 

Jane Kirby
April 2001

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 486
  • Calcium 59 mg
  • Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Cholesterol 150 mg
  • Fat 17 g
  • Fiber 0 g
  • Iron 2 mg
  • Protein 53 mg
  • Sat Fat 6 g
  • Sodium 517 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.