Ginger and Thyme?Brined Pork Loin Recipe

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Submitted by smg0rrh

Makes 8 servings



Marinating for a day in brine infuses the loin with subtle sweetness and makes the meat juicy.

Recipe Ingredients for Ginger and Thyme?Brined Pork Loin

1 cup thyme
2 cups water
1/2 cup (Wilkin & Sons) Ginger Preserves
1 tablespoons kosher salt
2 pound boneless pork loin roast
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 Cooking spray
1 tablespoon (Wilkin & Sons) Ginger Preserves
1 teaspoon thyme

Recipe Directions for Ginger and Thyme?Brined Pork Loin

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until salt dissolves. Pour thyme mixture into a large zip-top plastic bag. Add pork to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator 24 hours, turning occasionally.

  2. Preheat oven to 425.

  3. Remove pork from bag; discard marinade. Pat pork dry with a paper towel. Rub pork with pepper. Place pork on the rack of a roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Combine 1 tablespoon preserves and 1 teaspoon thyme in a small bowl. Place rack with pork in pan. Bake at 425 for 25 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 (do not remove pork from oven); bake 30 minutes. Brush preserves mixture over pork; bake an additional 5 minutes or until a thermometer registers 155 (slightly pink). Place pork on a platter; let stand 15 minutes before cutting into 1/2-inch slices.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 203.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
237
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.5g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Sodium
942mg
39%
Potassium
531mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
19.8g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
14.7g
Protein
30.3g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 13% Iron 50%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very high in iron
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in riboflavin
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in thiamin
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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