Spicy Spanish Pork Loin (Lomo Adobado) Recipe

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    70 mins
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Pork is one of the most popular foods in Spain, eaten as an appetizer or main course. This "lomo adobado" is tasty and juicy. It's also easy and requires only a few ingredients. The pork marinates for at least 1 hour, but preferably overnight. Fry quickly in a pan and "listo!" or ready!

What You'll Need

  • 1 tablespoon sweet Spanish paprika
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces white wine
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds pork loin, cut into 8 thin slices
  • 3-4 tablespoon olive oil for frying

How to Make It

  1. Peel and finely mince garlic (or press in a garlic press).
  2. Mix minced garlic with oregano, salt, white wine and olive oil in a glass baking dish.
  3. Place pork loin slices into baking dish and spread spice mixture on both sides.
  4. Cover pork with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour, preferably overnight.
  5. To cook, pour 3-4 Tbsp olive oil into a large frying pan and heat on medium.
  1. When hot, fry loin slices in pan.
  2. Remove and serve with rustic bread and roasted piquillo peppers.