Bourbon Pecan Pork Roast

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by BlueHyacinth

This is a traditional Easter dinner in our home. I've been making this for years.

Top Review by Mrs. Moon

This is a good simple roast. We could have used more sauce. I will at least double it next time. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325°F.
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat and brown the pork on all sides.
  3. Put the meat on a rack in a roasting pan and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook 30 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, add the pecans to the oil in the frying pan, cook over medium heat 1 minute and remove.
  6. Combine the bourbon, sugar and 1/4 tsp salt.
  7. Add to the frying pan and boil until the sugar dissolves and bourbon reduces slightly, 1 to 2 minutes.
  8. After the meat has cooked 30 minutes, begin basting with the bourbon sauce.
  9. Cook until a meat thermometer stuck in the center reaches 160°F, about 30 more minutes.
  10. Five minutes before the meat is done, sprinkle with pecans.

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