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Roast Leg Of Pork

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Ingredients
  Bone in shank end leg of pork 7 Pound
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), quartered
  Unpeeled orange 1⁄2 Large, cut into pieces
  Salad oil 3 Tablespoon
  Unpeeled lime 1⁄2 Large, cut into pieces
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Rubbed sage 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Thyme leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon, rubbed
Directions

With a sharp knife, cut off and discard leathery skin from pork.
Score fat by making diagonal cuts at 1/2 to 3/4-inch intervals through fat just to, but not into, flesh.
Place meat in a deep, close-fitting container.
In a blender or food processor, combine orange, lime, garlic, oil, vinegar, sage, and thyme; whirl until well blended.
Spread orange mixture over meat; cover and refrigerate until next day.
Place pork on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
Insert a meat thermometer into thickest part of meat, without touching bone.
Roast, uncovered, in a 325° oven for about 4 hours or until thermometer registers 170°.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Everyday

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