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Latin-Rubbed Pork Loin Roast

No recipe image available.The flavorful rub can be made ahead of time and stored in a tight sealing jar. Use it on chops and steaks, too!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (2-pound) pork loin roast, trimmed

1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon brown sugar, packed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 teaspoons ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Pat pork dry with paper towel.
  2. For Rub: Combine all seasonings for rub. Place in a jar with tight fitting lid; shake well to blend seasoning thoroughly. Store covered at room temperature.
  3. Apply 2 to 3 tablespoons rub seasonings to all surfaces of the pork roast.
  4. Place roast in a shallow pan and roast in a 350°F (175°C) Roast for about 20 minutes per pound, or until internal temperture reaches 155°F (approximately 65°C).
  5. Remove roast from oven and allow to rest 10 minutes before slicing.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 70 calories Protein 9 grams Fat 2 grams Sodium 135 milligrams Cholesterol 25 milligrams Saturated Fat 0 grams Carbohydrates 2 grams.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.