Honey Sesame Pork Roast

  • Yield 4 servings

A marinade with an Asian flare gives this pork roast lots of added flavor.


2/3 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon ground ginger
3 -- garlic cloves, minced
1 -- boneless pork loin roast
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup honey
1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil


  1. Mix soy sauce, ginger and garlic in bowl.  Pour over roast in glass dish.  Marinate, covered, in refrigerator for 3 hours or longer, turning twice; drain.
  2. Combine brown sugar, honey and sesame oil in saucepan.  Cook over low heat until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly.  Brush over roast in roasting pan.
  3. Roast at 350F for 1 hour or to 160F on meat thermometer.


Recipe reprinted with permission from The Saturday Club’s Main Line Classics II:  Cooking Up A Little History (Wayne, Pennsylvania, 1996).



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