Country Roast Pork

Serves: 6 - 8

Cooking Time: 25 mins per 500g


Quantity Ingredient
1 small Mt Mercer Pork - Leg of pork, tunnel boned, hock left in tact
2 Granny Smith apples, quartered
10 Sprigs of lemon thyme
100 ml Olive oil
  Flaked salt
  Roast vegetable or salad to serve

Method: Pre-heat oven 220°C

  1. Place the pork leg onto a work surface and score rind using a Stanley knife or scalpel.

  2. Place the Granny Smith apple quarter and lemon thyme sprigs inside the cavity of the pork leg. Shape leg neatly and place into a large deep baking dish.

  3. Rub the pork rind with the olive oil and sprinkle over the flaked salt.

  4. Roast the pork leg in the pre-heated oven 220°C for 25 mins, and then reduce oven temperature to 180°C for remainder of the cooking time. Remove roast from oven and rest 20 minutes prior to serving.

Notes: the cavity may also be filled with your favourite stuffing. Weigh after stuffing to work out cooking time.