Apple Glazed Pork Roast

Amount

  Measure

  Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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3 1/2

  pounds

  pork roast

1

  medium

  shallot -- minced fine

1

  clove

  garlic -- minced fine

1

  teaspoon

  ginger root -- minced fine

1

  tablespoon

  dijon mustard

1

  teaspoon

  low sodium soy sauce

1/2

  teaspoon

  salt

1/4

  teaspoon

  pepper

1/4

  cup

  brown sugar -- packed

1

  teaspoon

  five-spice powder

1

  tablespoon

  unsalted butter

2

  tablespoons

  apple butter

1

  tablespoon

  water

1

  tablespoon

  cornstarch


Heat oven to 350F.

Melt butter in small saucepan and add shallot, garlic, and ginger. Cook until softened and starting to brown on edges.

In a small bowl mix mustard, brown sugar, soy sauce, salt, pepper, brown sugar, and apple butter. Mix well.

Add apple butter mixture to saucepan and heat until boiling.

Mix cornstarch with water to make a slurry and add to sauce. Cook stirring constantly until thick and glossy. Remove from heat.

Trim roast of fat and put on a rack over a roasting pan. Brush with 1/2 of the glaze.

Cook for 45 minutes.

Brush with remaining glaze and return to over. Cook until temperature reached 160F.

Remove from over and tent with foil for about 10 minutes.


Makes 6 Servings


Per Serving:
466 Calories; 27g Fat (52.9% calories from fat); 40g Protein; 14g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 136mg Cholesterol; 364mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.

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