Roast Leg of Pork with Pineapple Sauce

PORK
9Ingredients
2Hours
Calories

Description

Fresh pork leg is a very lean cut, making it perfect for roasting. Serve with pineapple sauce, green peas, scalloped potatoes, cole slaw and warm dinner rolls. Any leftovers are great sliced for sandwiches.

Ingredients

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  • 4 pounds boneless leg of pork
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 15 ounces crushed pineapple (drained, reserving juices)
  • 2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger root (grated)
  • 1/8 teaspoon curry powder
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    Directions

    1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Place pork in shallow roasting pan. Roast for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees F. Remove roast from oven; let rest about 10 minutes.
    2. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a medium saucepan put pineapple juice, orange juice concentrate, soy sauce, cornstarch, brown sugar, curry powder and ginger. Whisk to blend thoroughly. Bring to boiling, stirring; reduce heat and simmer 3-5 minutes or until thickened. Remove 1/4 cup of sauce for basting roast during last 30 minutes. Add pineapple to remaining sauce, cook and stir 3-4 minutes more, set aside to serve with roast.
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