Pork Loin Braised In Cider

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You know that time of year when the crisp fall air begins to set in and the leaves begin to turn as the days grow shorter. When the weather becomes cold outside and apples and apple cider are in season, that is the perfect time to prepare this wonderful pork loin that has been braised in cider. It is a cold weather favorite.

Pork Loin Braised In Cider

Equipment
roasting pan
meat thermometer

Shopping List
salt
ground black pepper
rosemary
cinnamon
chili powder
garlic
center cut pork loin
onion
celery
apples
apple cider

Pork Loin Braised In Cider

Instructions:
Preheat oven to 375F. Mix the spices together: salt, black pepper, rosemary, cinnamon, chili powder and garlic. Pat the spice mixture over the pork.

Chop the onion, celery and apples and place them in the bottom of a roasting pan. Add the pork on top of the vegetables. Place in the oven and roast for 1 hour.

Pour the cider over the pork and lower the temperature to 325F.

Roast for another hour, basting with pan juices every 10 minutes, until the temperature of the roast reaches 170F.

Rest roast for 10 minutes before slicing. Slice thinly.

Enjoy Pork Loin Braised In Cider!

Pork Loin Braised In Cider

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cider, pork loin
Servings: 4

Equipment

  • roasting pan
  • meat thermometer

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp rosemary
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 4 lb boneless, center cut pork loin
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 apples, cored and chopped
  • 2 cups apple cider

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F. Mix the spices together: salt, black pepper, rosemary, cinnamon, chili powder and garlic. Pat the spice mixture over the pork.
  • Chop the onion, celery and apples and place them in the bottom of a roasting pan. Add the pork on top of the vegetables. Place in the oven and roast for 1 hour.
  • Pour the cider over the pork and lower the temperature to 325F. Roast for another hour, basting with pan juices every 10 minutes, until the temperature of the roast reaches 170F.
  • Rest roast for 10 minutes before slicing. Slice thinly. Enjoy Pork Loin Braised In Cider!

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