Roast pork with apple sauce

A classic combo.

  • 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.
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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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