Porchetta-Style Barbecue Pork Roast

Porchetta-Style Barbecue Pork Roast 580 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Porchetta-Style Barbecue Pork Roast 580

Traditional porchetta is slow-roasted pork flavoured with herbs under a crunchy layer of crackling. Here, prosciutto makes the perfect lower-fat alternative to the crackling without sacrificing flavour. Leftovers make a great sandwich filling. For best results, refrigerate the raw herbed roast overnight.

  • Portion size 10 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2012

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed or grated
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds crushed
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch crushed hot pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 boneless pork loin centre roast (about 2-1/2 lb/1.125 kg)
  • 4 slices prosciutto (2 oz/55 g)

Method

In bowl, combine parsley, rosemary, sage, garlic, mustard, fennel seeds, lemon zest, pepper, salt and hot pepper flakes; stir in oil. Spread over pork roast. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Overlapping slices, arrange prosciutto over top of roast. With kitchen string, tie roast in 5 or 6 places to secure. Transfer to roasting pan.

Set foil drip pan over 1 burner of 2-burner barbecue or centre burner of 3-burner barbecue. Heat remaining burner(s) to medium. Place pork on greased grill over drip pan; close lid and grill until juices run clear when pork is pierced and instant-read thermometer inserted into centre reads 160?F (71?C), about 1-1/2 hours. Transfer to cutting board and tent with foil; let stand for 10 minutes before carving into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices.

Nutritional facts Per each of 10 servings: about

  • Fibre trace
  • Sodium 191 mg
  • Sugars 0 g
  • Protein 27 g
  • Calories 201.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Potassium 372 mg
  • Cholesterol 66 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 2.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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