Honey Glazed Pork Loin with Chunky Applesauce
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced|
|Cooking apples||4 Medium, cored and chopped to make 4 cups|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated ginger root||1 Teaspoon|
|Honey||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Finely shredded orange peel||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Boneless pork top loin roast||2 Pound (Single Loin)|
|Orange juice||2 Teaspoon|
For applesauce, in a medium saucepan combine apples, water, garlic, and gingerroot.
Cover and bring to boiling.
Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or till apples are tender.
Stir in 1/4 cup honey, orange peel, and cinnamon.
Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring once or twice.
Trim fat from meat.
Insert a meat thermometer near the center of roast.
For glaze, stir together 2 tablespoons honey and orange juice.
Arrange preheated coals around a drip pan in a covered grill.
Test for medium-low heat above pan.
Place roast on grill over drip pan.
Cover and grill for 1 to 1 1/4 hours or till thermometer registers 160° to 170°, brushing roast with glaze during the last 15 minutes of cooking.
Remove roast from grill and cover with foil.
Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
Meanwhile, reheat applesauce.
Serve roast with apple sauce.