Roast Pork with Apples

Roast Pork with Apples

Posted by Kim McCosker on

Roast Pork with Apples

Serves 8 serves


  • 1.5 kg boned and rolled pork leg
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 6 Red Delicious or Pink Lady apples


  • Preheat oven to 220°C.
  • Using a sharp knife, score the pork skin, all the way around, from one side to the other in 1cm parallel lines.
  • Brush the skin generously first with olive oil then with lemon juice.
  • Then rub the entire leg with 2 teaspoons of sea salt, rubbing it in well.
  • Place the pork onto a rack in a large paper lined baking dish and roast for 30 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 180°C and roast for a further 30 minutes.
  • Lightly brush the apples with a little olive oil and season with sea salt and cracked pepper.
  • Arrange in the roasting pan with the pork and roast for 30 minutes or until the pork is just cooked and the skin crispy crackling.
  • Stand for 10 minutes before carving.
  • Serve with the baked apples and seasonal vegetables.

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