Roast Pork with Cumin and Ginger

  • Yield: 8 servings


1teaspoon coarse salt
1/2teaspoon ground black pepper
2 1/2-3pounds boneless pork loin
1tablespoon ground cumin
1 garlic clove, minced
1 1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated
1tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2.  Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over pork. Let stand 15 minutes to 1 hour.
  3.  Combine ground cumin, garlic, ginger and olive oil; mix well to form a paste.
  4. Heat vegetable oil in a shallow, ovenproof pan. Add pork and sear 3 minutes per side. Coat evenly with paste.
  5. Place pork in oven and roast 30 to 35 minutes, until pork reaches an internal temperature of 145F. Transfer pork to a platter and cover loosely with foil. Let rest 10 minutes. Slice pork on the bias. Serve with pan sauce.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 200
  • Fat 8g
  • Cholesterol 90mg
  • Sodium 310mg
  • Carbohydrate 1g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Protein 28g