Perfect Pork Loin Roast

Perfect Pork Loin Roast

Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 1.8-2 kg pork loin roast
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt

To serve:

  • Roasted vegetables potatoes pumpkin, carrots and parsnip
  • baby peas
  • gravy
  • apple sauce


  • Remove pork loin roast from packaging taking note of weight and pat dry with paper towel.
  • Place roast onto a wire rack in the kitchen sink and pour over a jug of boiling water. Pat the rind dry with paper towel.
  • Place pork skin side up in a plastic dish and put it back in the fridge uncovered overnight to dry the skin out
  • When ready to cook remove the pork from the fridge an bring to room temperature.
  • Rub the rind well with oil and sea salt massaging well into the scored areas.
  • Place the pork loin roast on a wire rack in a deep roasting pan, then place in preheated oven at 240⁰C for 40 minutes. Do not open oven door during this period.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 180⁰C for the remaining cooking time allow 30-35 minutes per kg. (Roast prepared vegetables now).
  • Remove pork from the oven and allow to rest in the roasting pan for 10-15 minutes prior to slicing.
  • Slice loin and serve with roasted vegetables, freshly cooked peas, gravy and apple sauce.
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