January Pork

Recipe by Xexe383
READY IN: 26hrs




  • Combine the olive oil, juniper berries, garlic, clove and pepper in a food processor.
  • Process until finely chopped.
  • Put the pork in a dish large enough to hold it and rub the entire surface with the mixture.
  • Lightly cover and let marinate in the fridge for 18 to 24 hours.
  • Next day preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Transfer the pork and marinade to a shallow roasting pan.
  • Sprinkle the meat lightly with salt and set the bay leaf on top of the roast.
  • Roast For 1 hour and 50 minutes or until internal temperature of 155°F.
  • Baste the meat with the pan juices and the wine adding the wine in thirds: the first third goes over the pork after the first 30 minutes of cooking.
  • Add another third after 20 minutes and another third is poured over the meat after 10 minutes.
  • Add a little water if the pan juices threaten to burn.
  • Once the meat is done cooking remove it and place on a platter and keep warm.
  • Degrease the pan juices and keep them hot as well.
  • If the pan juices are skimpy,set the pan over high heat and stir in the broth.
  • Simmer the juices as you scrape up the brown bits.
  • Taste for seasoning and keep warm.
  • Thinly slice the pork and arrange it on a warm platter.
  • moisten with pan juices and serve hot.