Schweineruckbraten (Microwave Loin of Pork)

Schweineruckbraten (Microwave Loin of Pork)

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Clarence "CJ" Spencer 3

"This is a microwave recipe for small cuts of pork loin (1 to 2 lbs). This is a great recipe for college students who don't have a regular oven in their rooms."

Ingredients 32 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 496 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 496 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 26.7 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 50.1 g
  • 100%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 147 mg
  • 49%
  • Sodium:
  • 889 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pat the pork roast dry with a paper towel and perforate the meat at 1 inch intervals with a knife or fork. Insert leaves of rosemary in the perforations.
  2. Place the onion halves into a glass 9 or 10 inch pie plate. Set the meat on top of the onions so they act as a roasting rack. Pour the water over the meat and season with salt, pepper, thyme, and cumin.
  3. Cook in the microwave at full power for 16 minutes (or about 8 minutes per pound). Turn the roast over and cook for an additional 6 minutes or until the internal temperature of the roast has reached 145 degrees F (63 degrees C). Let the roast rest for about 15 minutes before carving and serving.
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Kristen S
5/1/2008

I was skeptical about a microwave recipe but I was in a hurry. I substituted a rolled turkey breast for the pork loin and it turned out really juicy and tasty!

domestic diva
8/4/2011

This is the first roast I've ever cooked in the micro - turned out perfect! I was surprised at how moist the pork was - even ate the onions. Will make again. Thx, CJ

Strange_la
4/6/2012

Tried this last night as I was in a hurry to get dinner on the table. Had all ingredients on hand including fresh rosemary from my herb garden. Delish and easy!