Caraway Encrusted Roast Pork

    Caraway Encrusted Roast Pork


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    About this recipe: The smell emanating from your oven when this roast is cooking, will make your mouth water. Break away from the norm and try this for Sunday lunch. This pork is also delicious sliced thin and used in sandwiches.

    Serves: 6 

    • 2 tablespoons caraway seed, crushed
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1.35kg boneless pork loin roast

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 170 C / Gas 3. In a small bowl, mix together the caraway seed, salt, mustard powder, thyme, oregano and vegetable oil to make a paste.
    2. Place the roast in a roasting tin fat side up. Rub the spice mixture into the top and sides of the roast. Insert a meat thermometer into the roast and place in the oven.
    3. Roast for about 1 hour or until the internal temperature reaches 67 degrees C. Remove from the oven and let rest for 15 minutes. The temperature will rise to 70 degrees C. Slice and serve.


    Caraway seeds may be crushed using a mortar and pestle or ground in a spice grinder, clean coffee grinder or food processor.

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    Awesome recipe. The smell as it cooks is heavenly. And the taste is sublime! Thanks for sharing - 05 Aug 2015

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