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South Beach-Style Leg of Pork

South Beach-Style Leg of PorkSimple to prepare, this leg of pork recipe uses orange juice and cumin for a flavorful main dish.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (3 1/2 to 4-pound) boneless leg of pork (fresh ham)
6 cloves chopped garlic
2 cups orange juice
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons dried oregano

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C)
  2. Chop garlic cloves in slivers and insert into slits in pork made with sharp knife.
  3. Mix orange juice, salt, cumin and oregano.
  4. Place pork in large shallow pan, pour marinade over pork, cover and marinate in refrigerator overnight.
  5. Place pork in a roasting pan and roast for 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours, about 20 minutes per pound, or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part reads 150°F (65°C).
  6. Remove from oven, cover and let rest for 20 minutes.

Makes 8 to 10 servings; with leftovers.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.