Tender Roast Leg of Pork with Honey Mustard Glaze
This impressive-looking and great-tasting roast leg of pork with honey mustard glaze is perfect for Sunday lunch.
leg of pork
fresh ground pepper
Make a paste with the garlic, butter, thyme, salt, pepper and Worcerstershire sauce
Using a sharp paring knife make 10 small cuts in the soft meat, about 2cm apart
Add generous amounts of the paste in the incisions using your fingers
Rub the skin of the pork with the remaining mixture
Add 250ml boiling water in the bottom of an ovenproof dish
Place the pork in the dish and cover with a lid or loosely tented tin foil
Place the covered pork leg in the oven at 140 degrees Celsius for 3 hours
Remove from the oven and allow to cool
Pull the skin off the roast
Cut the skin in strips and put in a separate dish
Cut a square pattern (score) in the fat layer of the roast, be careful not to cut into the meat
Mix the honey and mustard and brush the leg of pork with generous amounts of the mixture
Place the leg back into the oven, increasing the heat to 180 degrees and cook for one hour
Salt the rind, drizzle with oil and place the skin strips back in the oven for a short time on a higher heat to make crackling.
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Recipe by The London Economic, thelondoneconomic.com