Maple Pepper Pork Loin

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READY IN: 24hrs 50mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place pork in large zip lock bag.
  • Combine lemon first lemon juice, olive oil, syrup, shallots, garlic, bay leaves, thyme, lemon zest, & pepper. Seal bag & marinate, refrigerated, over night or up to 24 hours.
  • Prepare Glaze & refrigerate.
  • Bring roast to room temperature when ready to use.
  • To roast pork: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Remove from bag & discard marinade.
  • Place meat on roasting rack over roasting pan, sprinkle with 1/2 t each of salt & pepper, place in preheated oven and roast 10 minutes. Baste with glaze & roast additional 5 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees, roasting 10 minutes, basting once.
  • Continue cooking, basting every 10 minutes, until meat reaches internal temp of 155 degrees (about 20 more minutes).
  • At this point, the pork should be cooked to medium well & will have a hint of pink.
  • Remove roast from oven & let it rest 15 minutes before slicing.
  • This will bring the temperature up about 10 degrees. (Recheck, if you want to make sure that it has reached 160 degrees.).
  • Slice into 32 thin slices to make 16 servings & place on serving tray.
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