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Serve this delicious Portuguese pork loin with orange (lombo de porco assado com laranja) with roasted potatoes.
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Portuguese Pork Loin with Orange Recipe
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Portuguese Pork Loin with Orange Recipe

Portuguese Pork Loin with Orange Recipe

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Ingredients

2 lbs of pork loinSalt (to taste) Black pepper (to taste) 2 tablespoons of lard or vegetable shortening2 tablespoons of olive oilPaprika (to taste) 1 bay leaf1 bunch of parsleyJuice of 1 orange1/4 cup of white wine1 orange cut into slices, for garnish

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Directions

  1. In a baking dish, place the loin and brush it with the olive oil, season with salt, pepper and papriks rub it all over the meat.
  2. Add the bay leaf and parsley, drizzle the wine and orange juice over and place it in the fridge for at least 4 hours (or overnight).
  3. Preheat the oven to 220°C or 430°F.
  4. Remove the loin from the refrigerator and spread the lard or vegetable shorting on top.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, after 20 minutes, turn the loin and drizzle it with sauce from the bottom of the baking dish. 
  6. Reduce the heat to 200°C or 390°F and roast for another 50 minutes.
  7. Garnish with the orange slices and serve.
Recipe & Photo Credit: ocantinhodalininha.blogspot.com


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