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Grilled Leg of Pork

Grilled Leg of PorkGrill-roast a fresh leg of pork for something different from the grill. Serve grilled pork in sandwich buns with corn and black bean salad, macaroni salad and sliced tomatoes in vinaigrette.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (4-pound) boneless leg of pork
3/4 cup chili sauce
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 clove garlic, minced

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare medium-hot banked fire in covered kettle-style grill.
  2. Place pork over indirect heat, cover grill and grill for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, until internal temperature, measured with a meat thermometer, registers 150°F to 155°F (approximately 65°C).
  3. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small bowl combine chili sauce, vinegar, lemon juice, mustard and garlic; mix well.
  4. Brush pork frequently with sauce during the last hour of grilling time.
  5. Let pork rest for 10 minutes before slicing to serve.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 390 calories Protein 51 grams Fat 19 grams Sodium 120 milligrams Cholesterol 165 milligrams Saturated Fat 7 grams Carbohydrates 1 grams Fiber 0 grams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.