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Pork Roast with Twist of Orange Recipe

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This recipe for Pork Roast with Twist of Orange, by , is from THE SMITH FAMILY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sally Gladwell Holton
Added: Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 bacon strips, diced
1 boneless pork shoulder roast (3 to 4 pounds), trimmed
1 large onion, thinly sliced
1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 jalapeņo pepper, seeded and finely chopped
4-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 cup chicken broth, divided
2/3 cup orange juice
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
Hot mashed potatoes, optional

Directions:
Directions:
In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain; set aside. Cut roast in half. Brown meat in drippings on all sides. Transfer to a 5-qt slow cooker, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. Brown onion and garlic in drippings. Add the jalapeņo, chili powder, salt and pepper. Gradually stir in 1/2 cup chicken broth, orange juice, and bacon; pour over roast. Cover and cook on low for 4-1/2 to 5 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees. Remove pork and onion; keep warm. Pour cooking juices into a small saucepan and skim fat. Combine flour and remaining broth until smooth; stir into cooking juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork and mashed potatoes if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
prep: 20 mins. cook: 4-1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
One summer, my dear mother-in-law, Anne Holton, noticed my interest in recipes. Within a few months Taste of Home magazines appeared in my mailbox. This is a recipe from one of the magazines.

 

 

 

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