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Sunday Times Six- Rolled Pork Shoulder ?


Give Them All A Good Roasting ?


The Radial 11th April 2016

Look for a 2kg joint well rolled and tied with no bone & scored skin

To serve 6 hungry mouths for a Fiver
( £2.50/kg at One Supermarket )

Dry the Joint and coat with Oil Salt and Pepper

Roasting tin with separate wire grill

Lay the meat Skin side up and cover with foil

Give in 10 minutes in a Hot oven (230C)

Then reduce the heat to 190C

Total cooking time about 2 hours 30 mins

But remove foil after One & Half Hours

Baste ( in own juices) and turn Joint every 45 mins

Check  that the joint centre is cooked through but not dry and overcooked

Remove from Oven and allow to settle before carving

Share the Crackling.



Serve with Apple sauce
Bramleys are best
Peel and Slice
Add very little water to make into mush on low gas
Then add nob of butter and sugar to taste
Continue to cook until all is mixed
Can serve Apple Hot or cold


More serving suggestions

A Cauliflower Cheese, New Potatoes, Stock Gravy and ? Fresh Peas ?


Any room for “Afters”?
How about an Apple and Blackberry Crumble ( Middle Shelf )


Still room in the Oven ?
A Fruit & Nut cake takes up a low shelf?

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