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Grilled Pork Loin Roast Recipe

Grilled Pork Loin Roast Recipe

A memorable main dish for any special meal, this moist, tender roast has a pleasant spicy flavor. It looks so pretty garnished with slices of apples and oranges and fresh herbs. Guests at our patio parties rave over it and request the recipe. -Pat Stevens, Granbury, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Grill: 2-1/2 hours + standing YIELD:12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup sweet-and-sour sauce
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Apple and orange wedges, fresh sage and rose geranium leaves, optional

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle roast with pepper. Grill, covered, over indirect medium heat for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch and spices. Stir in the pineapple juice, sweet-and-sour sauce, Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with the roast. Garnish the platter with apple and orange wedges, sage and rose geranium leaves if desired. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Editor's Note: Verify that flowers are edible and have not been treated with chemicals.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 211 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 142 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 25 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.