Succulent pork leg with sweet, crispy roasted apples with a zesty kick.

  • Serves: 4 people
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 120 minutes
    • Irish
    • Dairy Free
    • Organic

    Crackling Pork Leg Joint with Roasted Apples

    Recipe Information

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    1.4kg approx. Pork Loin Joint

    440ml Taurus Dry Cider OR Del Rivo Apple Juice

    4 Apples

    A little The Pantry Lemon juice


    A little Solesta Sunflower oil


    Pre-heat oven to 220oC/430oF /Gas Mark 7. Put the pork joint in a roasting tray, and rub some salt over the skin. Pour the cider or apple juice around the joint and roast, uncovered for 20 minutes. Then drop the temperature to 200 degrees for 1 hour 20 minutes.

    Meanwhile, core the apples and cut in quarters. Roll in the lemon juice, then put them into a small roasting dish and sprinkle over a little oil. When the pork has been in the oven for 1 hour 40mins, put the apples in to roast for 20 mins. Serve the roast pork carved and any juices served alongside with the apple wedges.