Roasted Pork Loin

Roasted Pork Loin

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  • 3 to 3 1/2 pounds boneless pork loin roast (see note)
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced serrano pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons sumac
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Preheat oven to 325° F.

Truss pork roast with butcher twine at 1-inch intervals. In a saucepan set over medium-high heat, sear pork on all sides until browned. Remove from heat while you prepare the spice rub.

Mix garlic and serrano pepper with oil, lemon juice and remaining spices until it forms a paste. Rub pork with the spice paste.

Transfer roast to a large roasting rack and roast for 30 to 40 minutes.

Using a spoon baste pork with pan juices and let rest for 10 to 15 minutes.

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