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Honey-Orange Glazed Pork Loin

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours + standing

Makes

12 servings

After finding this idea in a magazine, I changed it up to make it my own. I like to keep a pork loin in the freezer so we can have this special dish anytime. —Marlys Peterson, Centerville, South Dakota
Honey-Orange Glazed Pork Loin Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (4 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the first 8 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until glaze is reduced to 1 cup, 45 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan lined with heavy-duty foil. Roast until a thermometer reads 145°, 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours, brushing with glaze 2-3 times after first hour of roasting. Let stand for 10-15 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

4 ounces cooked pork: 263 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 258mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.

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