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Margarita Pork Roast
Source: National Pork Board

Pork loin marinated in lime and tequila, finished with a flavorful rub.

Rating:
Prep Time: 1 days
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 10  -  12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 392.0
Total Carbs 7.7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
Sugars 2.2 g
Total Fat 21.9 g
Saturated Fat 5.8 g
Unsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Potassium 540.8 mg
Protein 29.3 g
Sodium 672.3 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 1/2 Fat , 1/2 Fruits , 4 1/2 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

3 lb  boneless pork loin
1 cup  tequila, 80 proof
2 cup  fresh lime juice
0 1/2 cup  olive oil
3 each  medium garlic cloves
0.125 tsp  salt

Rub
1 tbsp  lime peel zest
1 tbsp  ground oregano
1 tbsp  black pepper
1 tbsp  brown sugar
1 tsp  ground thyme
0 1/2 tsp  kosher salt
0.125 tsp  ground allspice
Directions
  1. Place pork in large self-sealing bag; combine tequila, lime juice, oil, garlic, and salt in medium bowl and pour over pork. Seal bag; refrigerate 24-48 hours.
  2. Remove pork from bag, discarding marinade. Pat pork dry. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine remaining ingredients in small bowl, and pat rub mixture over all surfaces of pork.
  3. Place pork in shallow roasting pan; roast for 1 to 1-1/2 hours, until internal temperature registers 150-155 degrees F. Let rest 10 minutes before slicing to serve.

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