Roast Pork With Chipotle-Glazed Apples

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READY IN: 49hrs
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Brine pork. Rinse. (optional).
  • MARINADE:
  • Mix first 4 ingredients and 1/2 cup of brown sugar in a small bowl.
  • Rub spice mixture over pork.
  • Place in large glass baking dish, cover, refrigerate overnight.
  • Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees. Transfer roast to roasting pan. Reserve juices in the glass dish.
  • Roast the pork until the internal temp reaches 155 degrees; about 1 hour and 45 minutes. Baste with pan juices every 30 minutes. Don't overcook.
  • Let pork rest at least 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Meanwhile: Make the CHIPOTLE-GLAZED APPLES.
  • Line baking sheet with waxed paper.
  • Mix sugar and cinnamon in med. bowl.
  • Mix 1/4 apple slices with cinnamon-sugar mixture to coat.
  • Heat 1 T. oil with 1 T. chipotle chilies in a heavy skillet over med-high heat.
  • Add coated apple slices.
  • Cook until coating caramelizes and apple slices are heated through, turning often, about 4 minutes.
  • Transfer to baking sheet and repeat with remaining apples using 1 T. oil and 1 T. chipotles in remaining batches.
  • Keep warm until serving time.
  • Now for the PORT JUS:
  • Combine Port, shallots and remaining 1 T. brown sugar in a heavy saucepan.
  • Boil until syrupy, about 25 minutes.
  • Add both stocks and thyme.
  • Boil until reduced to 1 1/4 cups, about 30- 45 minutes.
  • Strain sauce in fine-mesh strainer.
  • Return to saucepan.
  • Mix any pan drippings from the pork roast into the sauce (don't scrape the bottom of the roasting pan).
  • Add butter, whisk until melted.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • SERVING THE PLATE:
  • Cut pork into 1/4" slices.
  • Divide among 6 plates.
  • Spoon Chipotle-Apples alongside the pork.
  • Spoon sauce over and around pork slices.
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