Ginger-glazed rack of pork

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

6 servings

* PLUS Standing Time: 5 minutes, Roasting Time: 120 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ginger marmalade , or ginger sauce
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger , or 1 tsp bottled minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp vegetable or sesame oil
  • 1 to 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme leaves , or 1 1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves
  • 1.25 to 1.5 kg rack of pork
  • 1 cup hot water

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325F (160C). In a small bowl, stir marmalade with ginger, oil and 1 tablespoon (15 mL) fresh thyme. Add 2 tablespoons (30 mL) thyme if you really like the herb. Mix well. Place pork, bone-side down, in a shallow-sided pan just large enough to fit roast snugly. Using a spoon, spread ginger mixture over top and sides of pork. Pour water into bottom of dish.
  • Roast, uncovered, in centre of 325F (160C) oven until an instant-read thermometer inserted into centre of roast reaches 150F (65C). A 2-1/2-lb (1.25-kg) roast will take about 1-1/2 hours or 35 minutes per pound (500 g). Remove roast to a cutting board and let stand 5 minutes before carving.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 264,
  • Protein
  • 22.1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.1 g,
  • Fat
  • 11.5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1.3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 72 mg.

With a few herbs and some marmalade, you can create an elegant dinner entree in less time than you’d think–considering the impressive results!