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French Roast Pork

French Roast Pork Recipe

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A recipe that I found years ago in: Guide To Travel in France and All Things French. The intro reads: "This recipe is good, and simple. I like making the gravy half way through like this to avoid some of the last minute panic.".

I do need to mention that you should watch the roast for timing. Sometimes, I have found,that it will cook faster than at other times. I suspect that it has to do with the fat content in the meat and possibly the age of the pig although I nit sure if that's the case. Anyway do check as it can be a time variance of up to 45 mins over all.

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Serves:
6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min
Method:
Roast

Ingredients

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1
(5 lb) pork rib roast
2
garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/2 c
chopped onion
1/2 c
chopped carrot
2
parsley sprigs
2 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp
salt or to taste
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/4 c
butter or 1?4 cup margarine, melted
chopped parsley
2 c
chicken stock
3 lb
medium potatoes, pared and sliced thin
1 c
chopped onion

How to Make French Roast Pork

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

    Wipe pork roast with damp paper towel and rub the outside of the pork with the slices of garlic.
  • 2Combine 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and rub over pork to coat well and insert garlic slivers where possible in crevices in bone.
  • 3Place the pork, fat side up, in a large shallow roasting pan on top of 1/2 cup chopped onion, 1/2 cup chopped carrots and 2 parsley sprigs and roast uncovered for 1 hour.
  • 4Remove from the pan and pour off most of the fat, leaving about 1 tablespoon in pan, stir 2 tablespoons flour into pan and gradually stir in 1 1/2 cup of chicken stock into flour mixture until well combined and smooth.
  • 5Bring to the boil then reduce heat to a simmer, stirring to dissolve browned bits for about 2 minutes, strain gravy through strainer into saucepan, discarding vegetables.Set gravy aside to reheat later and return pork to roasting tray.
  • 6Gently toss sliced potatoes with 1 cup chopped onion and 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper to mix well, arrange around roast and heat remaining chicken stock to boiling and pour over potatoes, brush potatoes with melted butter.
  • 7Reduce oven temperature to 400 degrees F, then roast pork 45 minutes to 1 hour longer, reheat the gravy and serve with pork and potatoes.

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About French Roast Pork

Course/Dish: Roasts
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: French




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