Traditional roast loin with crispy crackling & roasted pears

> 1 hr
  • Dish Type Roast
  • Occasion Sunday Lunch Christmas
  • Cut Leg
  • Serves 6
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time 120 mins


  • 1.7kg Boned pork loin
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tsp Sea salt
  • 6 Small pears
  • Olive oil spray


Step 1/8

Preheat oven to 220°C.

Step 2/8

Using a sharp knife, score pork skin at 1cm intervals. Roll up pork. Tie with cooking string to secure.

Step 3/8

Rub skin with oil and sea salt. Place pork onto a rack in a large greased baking dish. Roast for 30 minutes.

Step 4/8

Reduce heat to 200°C. Roast pork for a further 30 minutes.

Step 5/8

Lightly spray pears with oil. Season well with salt and pepper. Arrange pears in roasting pan with pork.

Step 6/8

Roast apples with pork for a further 20 to 30 minutes or until pork is just cooked through and skin is golden and crispy.

Step 7/8

Transfer pork and pears to a carving plate. Stand for 10 minutes.

Step 8/8

Remove string from pork. Slice pork. Serve with pears.
Serve with roast vegetables of your choice.