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A dish from rock star Chef Michael Chiarello, this marinade is shockingly easy, and has a bright fresh flavor you will want to use any meat you cook! Serve it up with my Honey Roasted Apples for an amazing meal.

Lemon Salt Marinated Pork Loin with Roasted Lemon Carrots

A dish from rock star Chef Michael Chiarello, this marinade is shockingly easy, and has a bright fresh flavor you will want to use any meat you cook! Serve it up with my Honey Roasted Apples for an amazing meal.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author Dinner, then Dessert

Ingredients

  • 2 lemons (zest only, use the juice in the Honey Roasted Apples!)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds of pork loin , trimmed of excess fat
  • Honey Roasted Apples

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Finely zest the lemons and rub with salt and pepper between your fingers.
  3. Add in 1 tablespoon of olive oil and rub the lemon salt mixture all over the pork loin.
  4. Put the pork loin in the oven at the same time, 20-25 minutes. until just cooked to 145 degrees.
  5. Remove pork from the pan and let rest on a cutting board for about 5 minutes before slicing.
  6. Serve with Honey Roasted Apples and roasted asparagus or Brussels Sprouts.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Chef Michael Chiarello's recipe.