Sweet Roast Pork

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by mersaydees

Based on a recipe from Lulu Grimes’ Japanese cookbook. It is recommended to serve this cold, or reheat it thoroughly if preferred. Goes well with cooked spinach, or diced cucumber dressed in sesame oil. Cook time doesn't include 2 hours 'fridge marinating time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F/200°C.
  2. Rub garlic and salt (to taste) over pork. Heat oil in large skillet and brown the pork on all sides.
  3. Remove pork to baking sheet and roast in preheated oven for 1 ½ hours or until pork is tender.
  4. In small bowl mix together the marinade ingredients.
  5. Rinse the pork in hot water and shake off excess.
  6. Set pork in a dish and pour the marinade over it. Cover with plastic wrap and allow marinating in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  7. Remove pork from marinade, thinly slice to serve, and garnish with watercress.

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