Festive Pork Roast

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

From Southern Living. Marinates 8 hours.

Top Review by Scoutie

OMG!! Soooo good! I didn't change a thing. Everybody loves this, so try it soon! Thanks for posting, ratherbeswimmin'.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the first 10 ingredients in a large shallow dish or a heavy-duty plastic zip-lock freezer bag; add pork.
  2. Cover or seal and refrigerate 8 hours, turning occasionally.
  3. Note: you may need to divided the marinade between two zip-lock freezer bags and put one roast in each bag.
  4. Remove pork from marinade (reserve marinade and add water, if necessary to equal 2 1/2 cups).
  5. Place pork on a rack in a roasting pan lined with foil.
  6. In a small saucepan, whisk reserved marinade and cornstarch; place pan over med-high heat.
  7. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly.
  8. Cook, whisking constantly, 2-3 minutes or until thickened.
  9. Remove and reserve 1/4 sauce; set remaining sauce in saucepan aside.
  10. Broil pork 6 inches from heat for 5 minutes.
  11. Pour 1 1/2 cups water into pan.
  12. Lower oven temperature to 325°; bake 1 hour and 30 minutes or until meat thermometer reads 155°, basting with reserved 1/4 cup sauce during the last 15 minutes.
  13. Remove roast and let stand 10 minutes or until meat thermometer reads 160°.
  14. Serve with remaining warm sauce.

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