Roast pork with apple sauce

The whole family will love this classic combo of salty roast pork and sweet apple sauce.

  • 1 hr 30 mins preparation
  • Serves 8
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Tender pork, crispy crackling and a sweet apple sauce for balance creates the ideal roast pork dinner. Serve with roast potatoes and greens.
It doesn't have to be Sunday to cook up a roast dinner but there is something so special about that Sunday roast. A good slab of meat, a little preparation and then just leeave it to roast away. So get your roasting tray out and get cooking. Your family will be utterly impressed and fighting over the last piece of your perfect crackling.


Apple sauce
  • 3 large granny smith apples, peeled, cored, sliced thickly
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ground cinnamon
Roast pork
  • 2.2 kilogram rack of pork, rind scored
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon coarse cooking salt


Roast pork with apple sauce
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 250°C (230°C fan-forced).
  • 2
    Pat the pork rind dry with paper towel. Place the pork on a rack in a baking dish. Rub the rind with oil, then salt.
  • 3
    Roast for about 40 minutes, or until skin blisters. Reduce oven temperature to 180°C (160°C fan-forced) and roast for a further 40 minutes or until pork is just cooked.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, to make apple sauce, place apples and 1/2 cup (125ml) water in a medium saucepan; simmer, uncovered, for about 15 minutes or until apple is soft. Stir in sugar and cinnamon.
  • 5
    Serve pork with apple sauce.


Not suitable to freeze or microwave.

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