Roast Pork Loin with Salted Lemon and Thyme…

Roast Pork Loin with Salted Lemon and Thyme…

Oh my, doesn’t this look & sound mouthwatering.

Loving Leisure Time

“Whether grilled or pan-roasted, there’s a pork tenderloin recipe for every taste and occasion.”

-Betty Crocker

This is my Sunday dinner-for-two recipe, but you can easily adjust it to feed the family.


Fresh and fragrant…


Score the meat deeply and in a diamond fashion.


  • 500g Pork Loin
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • Fresh thyme, leaves picked
  • Lemon zest
  • 6 shallots


Unwaxed lemons are best for zest.


Remove the thyme leaves from their stalks.


All prepared…pop in the oven!


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F Fan/Gas 6.
  2. Using a sharp knife, score the skin of the pork in a diamond pattern.
  3. Rub the skin all over with olive oil, then rub in the salt, thyme and lemon zest.
  4. Place in a deep-sided roasting tin.
  5. Quarter the shallots and place around the pork.
  6. Add enough water to cover the base of the pan; this will keep the pork…

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About gingy55

The Lord has blessed me in so many ways; family, friends, and those who may one day be friends. Being blessed with a rich heritage of cooks, I decided to share some of my life with those who are interested. I pray that you're going to be able to add to your repertoire of meals either by using my recipes or customizing them for you, your family and friends. BTW Gingy is the name my brother and sister called me when we were little as they couldn't say Jennie.

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