Pork Loin Rib Roast Recipe

Pork Loin Rib Roast, Sliced
Diana Rattray
  • 2 hrs 12 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins,
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: serves 8

This pork rib roast is brined then roasted with a spiced rub.  A mixture of Creole seasoning cumin, and brown sugar seasons this delicious pork loin.

Serve this tender, juicy pork roast with mashed potatoes and side vegetables. This roast is a good choice for a special dinner or weekend meal. 

What You'll Need

  • For the Brine:
  • 3 cups water (cold)
  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • For the Rub:
  • 2 tablespoons Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (ground)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin (ground)
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

How to Make It

  1. Put roast in a large non-reactive food container or heavy duty 2-gallon food storage/freezer bag. Combine brine ingredients and pour over the roast; move the container around to coat the pork thoroughly. Refrigerate for 8 to 12 hours.
  2. Combine rub ingredients.
  3. Remove pork roast from the brine and discard the brine.
  4. Place the roast on a rack in a roasting pan and rub all over with the seasoning rub mixture.
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F (180° C/Gas 4).
  2. Roast for about 20 minutes per pound, to 145° on a meat thermometer or oven probe. Let rest for 15 to 20 minutes before carving.

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