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Braised Pork Loin

  • Perfect roast pork the simple French way, so delicious, juicy and soft, very easy to prepare. Follow recipe.

Ingredients: simple, total time: 2 h 15 min., 6 serving
  • 1.5-2 kg of pork


  • 2–3 Tablespoons of honey

  • 200 ml of olive oil

  • 50 ml of cognac or Armagnac

  • 3–4 Tablespoons of coarse sea salt

  • 200 ml water

and other:

  • 1/2 bunch of fresh thyme/

  • 3 bay leaves

  • 6 cloves of garlic/ cut in half

  • peppercorns to taste/ optional

  1. Wash the pork first and put it in water to cook for about 60 minutes and add a spoonful of salt.

  2. When the pork is cooked, leave it to cool for half an hour.

  3. During this time, prepare the ingredients with which you will rub the pork.

  4. Put honey, oil, salt, and cognac in a deep and medium bowl, mix everything well so that the ingredients are combined.

  5. Take a baking pan and grease with little oil, and transfer the cooked pork loin.

  6. Start greasing from the underside of the meat where there is no skin, coat with the mixture on all sides.

  7. When you have coated with the mixture, pour about 200 ml of water into a same bowl. Transfer into the pan to coat all the ingredients and add to the pan.

  8. Cut the garlic in half and place near the meat, with adding thyme, bay leaves and peppercorns next to it will give a special aroma. If you want, you can also sprinkle a little meat with thyme!

  9. Bake the pork in a preheated oven at 210 °C for about 1 hour. Every 40 minutes, pour over the juice and liquid and turn the meat on all sides so that it is cooked evenly. When the baking is done, wait for it to cool down, cut in fillets and serve with Dijon mustard!

Buon appetito!

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