Pork Loin With Lemon and Sage

Recipe by Jamies Kitchen
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to highest setting, about 500.
  • Place a lightly greased, foil-lined baking tray in the oven.
  • With a sharp knife, score the skin of the pork loin in a criss-cross pattern. Turn it around so that the flesh side is facing upwards and cut a slit along the side of the loin, without cutting all the way through, to open it out like a butterfly. Cover the flesh with the lemon zest, sage and parsley leaves, then scatter over the garlic. Season generously with salt and pepper and drizzle over with a little olive oil.
  • Roll up the loin and secure tightly with kitchen string in 3-4cm intervals. Rub the scored skin with a large pinch of salt, drizzle with a little olive oil and sprinkle with another pinch of salt. Carefully place the pork on the hot baking tray and roast for 15-20 minutes until the skin is golden and starting to crispen.
  • Turn down the oven to 350 and roast for approximately 25 minutes per pound until the pork is cooked through and tender. Rest for 10-15 minutes before carving.
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