Holiday Glazed Pork Roast
National Pork Producers Council
This is the beautiful centerpiece and main protein dish that you've been waiting for. The sticky glaze paired with the juicy meat will make everyone's mouth water.
4 lbs boneless pork loin roast
2 tsp cornstarch
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 tsp grated orange peel
2 Tbsp orange juice
2 Tbsp dry sherry
1 (14 oz) can Ocean Spray Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce
1 large red onion, cut into 6-8 wedges OR 12 small whole onions, peeled
Combine cornstarch, cinnamon, salt and orange peel in small saucepan. Stir in orange juice, sherry and cranberry sauce. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Set aside.
Place roast in shallow roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer. Roast at 325ºF for 1 hour. Place onion wedges around pork. Spoon about 1/2 cup cranberry mixture over roast and onions. Continue to roast for 30-60 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 155ºF-160ºF.
Let stand 5-10 minutes before slicing. Serve with remaining cranberry mixture.