Juiced-Up Roast Pork

Total Time
4hrs 45mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
4 hrs 30 mins

From Southern Living March 2007 test kitchen's top rated recipes.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Process orange juice and next 8 ingredients in a blender until smooth.
  2. Pierce roast with a sharp knife at 2-inch intervals.
  3. Place roast in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag; pour orange juice mixture over roast, turning to coat.
  4. Seal and chill at least 4 hours or up to 8 hours, turning occasionally.
  5. Remove roast from marinade, reserving marinade.
  6. Place roast on a wire rack in an aluminum foil-lined roasting pan.
  7. Bake at 450° for 30 minutes.
  8. Reduce oven temperature to 300°, and bake 4 more hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion of roast registers 150°, basting with reserved marinade every 30 minutes during first 3 hours of baking time.
  9. Let roast stand 10 minutes before slicing.
  10. ***Cook time does not include 4-8 hours of marinating time.