Hawaiian Pork Loin

Hawaiian Pork Loin

shared by Jennifer in Pork

Hawaiian Pork Loin

shared by Jennifer

Details:

  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty: Novice
  • Serves: 6 people

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pounds pork loin
  • 1 can pineapple rings, juices reserved
  • 1 (16 oz.) bottle barbecue sauce
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, seeds removed, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed and minced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onion, garnish
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450º F.
  2. Place pork loin on a cutting board and make a series of small, parallel incisions along the length of meat.
  3. Transfer to a large baking dish or baking sheet, then fill each incision with 1/2 pineapple ring.
  4. Pour barbecue sauce and 1/2 reserved pineapple juice (more or less as desired) into a medium bowl, then stir in red bell pepper, jalapeño, garlic and red onion.
  5. Pour sauce over pork loin, then place in oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, then lower heat to 350º and cook for another 35 minutes, or until pork is cooked through. Internal temperature should be between 150-160º F.
  6. Remove from oven and top with green onion, if using.

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