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Orange-Glazed Pork Loin

Roasted Pork Loin with Orange Sauce is a stellar main course that's simple to prepare, ensuring delightful results. It's an excellent choice for festive lunches or dinners, especially during the Christmas season.
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Orange-Glazed Pork Loin
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Prep 10 minutes
  • Cook 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Servings 4 people

Roasted Pork Loin with Orange Sauce stands out as a delightful twist on the traditional oven-baked pork loin. This succulent dish, ideal for family gatherings, enchants with its zesty orange aroma, tender texture, and luscious sauce, promising to be a crowd-pleaser at any table.

Recipes with Pork Loin, are known for their versatility and quality. This delicious meat can be transformed into various delectable main courses, such as Honeyed Pork Loin, Pork Loin with Mushrooms, and the renowned Pork Loin in Milk.

This dish is straightforward to make and comes together seamlessly in a casserole dish, instead of the oven. The gentle cooking method ensures the meat retains its juiciness. Paired with the tangy orange sauce, it complements hearty sides like polenta and roasted potatoes beautifully.

Typically savored during the fall and winter seasons, the Orange-Glazed Pork Loin is an exceptional choice for festive occasions, especially Christmas. It offers a fresh take on holiday main courses while still honoring traditional flavors.

Join us as we delve into creating this tender and juicy roast pork with orange sauce, a guaranteed showstopper for your holiday feasts.


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  1. To prepare the Roasted Pork Loin with Orange Sauce start by carefully washing the oranges, grate the peel of 1 orange and squeeze them so you get the juice (should be about 400 ml).

  2. Now add in a pan or casserole a little bit of oil, a knob of butter, the rosemary sprig, the clove of garlic, bring to temperature and brown your loin over high heat.

  3. While the loin is browning, season with salt and pepper and drizzle with a little bit of oil. Once it is nicely browned on all sides, lower the flame, drizzle with the juice of the squeezed oranges, sprinkle with the orange peel and cover with a lid.

  4. Bake your loin for about 1 hour, taking care to turn it occasionally and drizzle it with the cooking juices. Once it is cooked, remove the loin from the casserole dish and slice it.

  5. Return your slices to the saucepan, drizzle them well with the cooking juices, turn the heat back on low and cook for another 10-15 minutes.

  6. When the sauce has shrunk your Orange Pork Loin is ready to be served piping hot.

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To get thin slices you can bake your Orange Pork Loin the day before, let it cool, slice and finish cooking just before serving. You can increase the amount of orange juice if desired.


Pork Loin with Oranges will keep for 1-2 days in the refrigerator.