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Traditional Roast Pork

Serves: 4-6

Cooking Time: Medium – 30 minutes per 450g/?kg (1lb) plus 30 minutes

Well done – 35 minutes 450g/?kg (1lb) plus 35 minutes

Temperature: Gas Mark 4-5, 180?C, 350?F

Weigh the joint and calculate the cooking time. Score the rind of pork and place joint on a rack in a roasting tin. Open roast in a preheated oven for the calculated cooking time.

Tip:

For the best crackling:

Make sure the pork rind is scored well.

Dry the joint with some kitchen paper towel.

Rub oil and salt into the rind on the joint or simply rub with a halved lemon.

Alternatives:

Try serving the pork with roasted apples and a home made apple sauce.

Cut slits into the rind and stuff with fresh sage sprigs.

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– Ingredients –

1.25kg (2?lb) lean pork loin, shoulder or leg joint

– Author –

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