Portuguese Pork Loin with Orange Recipe
Posted in: Pork
Feb 14, 2019
5 out of 5 with 1 ratings
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
- 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.
- 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).
- Preheat the oven to 220°C or 430°F.
- Remove the loin from the refrigerator and spread the lard or vegetable shorting on top.
- Bake for 20 minutes, after 20 minutes, turn the loin and drizzle it with sauce from the bottom of the baking dish.
- Reduce the heat to 200°C or 390°F and roast for another 50 minutes.
- Garnish with the orange slices and serve.
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