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Roast Honey Pork

  Pork leg 5 Pound (2.5 Kilogram)
  Green ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Score leg of pork by cutting through the skin and fat in a criss-cross fashion.
Run a knife between the skin and the meat to form a pocket.
Grate green ginger and spread evenly into pocket.
Mix oil, ground ginger and salt together, brush over pork and place in oven at 180°C (350°F).
Periodically brush with remaining oil while cooking.
Allow 60 minutes of cooking time per kilo.
Glaze pork by pouring honey over it about 15 minutes before it is done.
Delicious with candied carrots and sweet potato, taro or cassava cakes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4584 Calories from Fat 2526

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 281 g432.7%

Saturated Fat 103.3 g516.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3885 mg161.9%

Total Carbohydrates 128 g42.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.5 g2%

Sugars 123.4 g

Protein 376 g751%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 2% Iron 7.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Roast Honey Pork Recipe