Sherry Apple Pork Roast Recipe


  • 2½ pound boneless pork loin roast
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 cooking apples (Granny Smith recommended), cored and sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ¾ cup dry sherry
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a medium-size Dutch oven (about 5-quart) over medium-high heat until almost smoking.
  4. Add pork to the pan and sear to brown on all sides, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  5. Remove pork from the pan and place on a plate.
  6. Reduce heat to medium and add onion. Cook until onions have softened, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add garlic. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
  8. Stir together sherry, orange juice, and brown sugar.
  9. Return pork to the pan along with apple slices and sherry mixture. Cover and place in the oven.
  10. Roast for 1½ hours, or until pork has an internal temperature of at least 145 degrees F.
  11. Place pork on a cutting board and let set for 15 minutes.
  12. Put apples, onions, and all pan juices in a blender. Blend until liquefied and pour sauce back into pan. Bring sauce to a simmer then reduce heat to low to keep warm until serving.
  13. Slice pork and place on a serving platter. Serve with sauce.

Source: Magnolia Days

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