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Orange Marinated Pork

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  Oranges 4 Large
  Pork shoulder roast 4 Pound
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), slivered
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , sliced
  Bay leaves 2
  Whole clove 1
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon

The night before: Peel rind of 1 orange and cut into fine julienne strips.
Wrap in plastic and refrigerate.
Squeeze juice from all oranges and measure. (You should have about 3/4 cup/175 mL.)
With damp towel, wipe meat well and trim all fat.
Cut slits in meat and insert garlic slivers.
In ceramic liner of slow cooker, combine orange juice, lemon juice, onion, bay leaves, clove, oregano, salt and pepper.
Place meat in centre and turn to coat with marinade; cover and refrigerate, turning meat once or twice, if possible.
Next morning: Replace liner in slow cooker; cover and cook on low setting until tender, about 10 hours.
Transfer roast to warm platter.
Remove clove and bay leaves from sauce and discard.
Set cooker on high.
Dissolve cornstarch in cold water; stir into cooking liquid with reserved orange rind.
Bring to boil, stirring often, and boil until sauce thickens slightly, about 15 minutes.
Slice meat and serve with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Slow Cooked
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
615 Minutes
Ready In: 
645 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 990 Calories from Fat 511

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.2%

Saturated Fat 19.8 g99.1%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 281.3 mg93.8%

Sodium 522.8 mg21.8%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.3%

Sugars 20 g

Protein 81 g162.5%

Vitamin A 11.3% Vitamin C 163%

Calcium 19% Iron 33.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Marinated Pork Recipe