Chinese Roast Pork

    Chinese Roast Pork

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    About this recipe: Marinated in a sherry honey glaze, then roasted to perfection, this dish will have you 'pigging out' to your heart's content!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 10 

    • 2 kg bone-in pork roast
    • 3/4 cup (200ml) soya sauce
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) dry sherry
    • 1/3 cup (75ml) honey
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • 1 tablespoon (15ml) water

    Directions
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:2hr45min  ›  Extra time:7hr55min  ›  Ready in:11hr 

    1. To Marinate: Pierce meaty sides of meat with fork; place roast in a large plastic bag.
    2. In a medium bowl combine the soya sauce, sherry, honey, garlic and ginger. Mix well and pour mixture into bag with pork. Press air out of the bag and tie securely.
    3. Refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight, turning bag over occasionally.
    4. Preheat oven to 160 degrees C.
    5. Remove roast and marinade from refrigerator. Reserving marinade, remove roast and place in a 23cmx1335cm baking dish. Roast in the preheated oven for 1 hour.
    6. Brush with reserved marinade, cover loosely with foil and roast for an additional 1 1/2 hours (or until internal temperature has reached 70 C, brushing several times with marinade.
    7. Remove roast from oven and let stand 15 minutes.
    8. Combine pan drippings with remaining marinade. In a small bowl combine cornstarch with cold water, mix together and add mixture to marinade. Boil marinade mixture for 4 to 5 minutes, or until mixture thickens. Serve with roast.

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