Pineapple Citrus Glazed Pork Roast
|Boneless pork loin roast||4 Pound (1 Piece)|
|Garlic salt||To Taste|
|Canned crushed pineapple||20 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Orange juice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated orange peel||1 Tablespoon|
|Grated lemon peel||1 Tablespoon|
|Dried mint||2 Teaspoon, crushed|
Preheat oven to 400 °F.
Place pork on rack in shallow roasting pan, fat side up.
Sprinkle pork with garlic salt and pepper to taste.
Insert meat thermometer.
Roast in preheated oven, uncovered, 30 minutes.
Reduce oven to 325°F and roast 30 minutes longer.
In saucepan, combine undrained pineapple, orange and lemon juices, sugar and cornstarch.
Cook, stirring, until mixture boils and thickens.
Stir in orange peel, lemon peel and mint.
Spread half of glaze over pork after 1 hour of roasting.
Continue roasting and baste with glaze every 30 minutes until thermometer reftches 170°F (about 2 hours total cooking time).
Remove pork to serving platter.
Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.