Garlic and Herb Roasted Pork Loin with Crackling

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16Ingredients
3Hours
1030Calories

Ingredients

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  • 5 pounds pork loin (center cut with a thick rind/fat cap, skin intact*)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons coarse kosher salt (divided)
  • 1/4 cup neutral oil (like canola or grapeseed)
  • 2 heads garlic (cut in half across the bulbs)
  • 8 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 4 apples (peeled, cored and half-inch diced, recommended: Honeycrisp or Granny Smith)
  • 3/4 cup yellow onion (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger (grated)
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
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    NutritionView More

    1030Calories
    Sodium100% DV2400mg
    Fat91% DV59g
    Protein149% DV76g
    Carbs17% DV51g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories1030Calories from Fat530
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat59g91%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol240mg80%
    Sodium2400mg100%
    Potassium1640mg47%
    Protein76g149%
    Calories from Fat530
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate51g17%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars42g84%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium10%
    Iron25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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