While cleaning and rearranging the freezer this morning, found a nice 3 pound pork loin roast from Christmas. Try always buy whole pork loins and cut my roasts at home to make the perfect size for any gathering. The price is always better buying whole. I had forgot about it..but glad that I did for this cold and blustery day.
Now mind you...this is NOT a large pork roast but will give us three to four moderate servings. I cross-hatched the fat cap to a depth of 1/4 inch. Dusted with salt, pepper and a little garlic powder..no garlic salt in this kitchen.
One of my favorite condiments is Mae Ploy Sweet Chili Sauce available at WalMart and many Chinese grocery shops. This is a sweet yet spicy hot sauce that is so good with just about anything from pork and chicken to deep fried shrimp. We really like it in place of the traditional cocktail sauce served everywhere. Also great mixed with a little mayo for a spicy and creamy salad dressing.
I spread a couple of tablespoons Mae Ploy Sauce over the top and then finished with orange slices and fresh orange zest. Into the oven at 350F, convection for 90 minutes or until golden brown with an internal temp on an instant thermometer of 180F. Cover loosely with foil and let rest 20 minutes before slicing. Sweet potato purée and a salad will complete this winter supper meal!
Bon Appétit and Enjoy
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