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Roast Pork With Baked Apples

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Ingredients
  Pork sparerib 3 Pound (1 Piece-11/2 Kilogram, Rind Well Scored)
  Salt To Taste
  Lard/White vegetable fat 2 Ounce (50 Grams)
  Cooking apple 6
  Sugar To Taste
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Use a clean damp kitchen cloth to wipe the joint.
2. Rub salt all over the skin.
3. Place in a roasting pan and lard the joint or dot with vegetable fat.
4. Preheat he oven to 425°F (220°C or Gas No. 7)

MAKING
5. Sear the joint in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, turning and baste with the hot fat occasionally.
6. When the fat begins to sizzle, reduce the oven temperature to 350°F (180°C or Gas No. 4).
7. Roast the pork for about 150 minutes.
8. In the meantime, wash the apples, and core them without peeling using an apple corer or paring knife.
9. With tip of a paring knife, cut through the skin all around the circumference of each apple to prevent bursting when baking.
10. Arrange the apples in a roasting pan
11. Sprinkle each with 2 teaspoons of sugar and dollop with butter.
12. Add 1 tablespoon of water to the pan.
13. Place the apples in the oven with the roast during last hour of cooking, checking on them and removing when they are soft and caramelized.
14. During last 10 minutes of cooking the pork, increase oven temperature to make the crackling crisp.

SERVING
15. Place the roasting on a heated platter.
16. Serve the pork with the baked apples and a gravy made with the drippings if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Pork
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
150 Minutes
Ready In: 
170 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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