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Cold Roast Loin Of Pork

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Ingredients
  Pork loin chops 8
  Butter 4 Tablespoon, softened
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Bay leaf 1
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Watercress 1 (Garnish)
  Horseradish sauce/Mayonnaise/apple sauce 1 Tablespoon (To Serve)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Trim off the rind from the chops using a sharp knife. You can also ask your butcher to do so.
2. Preheat the oven to 450°F before roasting chops.

MAKING
3. In a small bowl, blend the butter with herbs and mustard and beat until soft and smooth.
4. Season the pork chops with salt and pepper
5. Spread the herbed butter evenly all over pork and place in a roasting pan, fat side up.
6. Let the chops marinate for 2 to 3 hours
7. Place in the preheated oven and roast for 15 minutes until lightly browned.
8. Reduce oven temperature to 350 °F and continue roasting the pork for another 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours until meat is fork tender.
9. Remove from the oven and let stand until cool.

SERVING
10. Separate the chops and arrange them on a platter or individual plates over a bed of watercress.
11. Serve cold, accompanied by horseradish, apple sauce or mayonnaise and a salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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