Fruited Pork Loin

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“Simple to put together--great taste. This is good for company.”
READY IN:
1hr 40mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup dried apricot, halves
  • 12 cup dry sherry
  • 3 -5 lbs center cut pork rib roast or 3 -5 lbs pork loin roast, backbone cracked
  • 1 cup light corn syrup or 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 12 cup orange juice
  • 14 cup soy sauce

Directions

  1. In small saucepan combine apricots and sherry. Cover and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Trim excess fat from surface of pork. Cut deep slits in meat directly over rib bones. Insert 3 to 4 apricots into each slit. Place roast, bone side down, on rack in roasting pan.
  3. Roast in 325°F oven for 1 to 2 hours until meat registers 160°F on meat thermometer.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare glaze in small saucepan: Stir corn syrup, orange peel, orange juice, and soy sauce. bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, set aside half of glaze to serve with pork.
  5. Brush pork loin frequently with remaining glaze during last 30 minutes or roasting. Serve with the reserved glaze.

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