Recipe courtesy of Graham Kerr
Total:
3 hr 5 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 pounds cross-cut leg of pork, about 2 inches thick
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 3 pods cardamom (split open and seeds reserved) or 1 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • Freshly ground salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 20 ounces unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5/8 cup light rum
  • 1 teaspoon arrowroot
  • 1 tablespoon clarified butter
  • 1 medium pineapple, about 2 pounds, cut into 16 1/2-inch thick slices

Directions

Pat pork dry. Make shallow incisions all over one side of the meat, about 1/8-inch apart. Spread garlic over this surface of meat, pressing into cuts. Repeat with ginger and cardamom seeds or powder. Follow with salt and pepper and bay leaves. Add pineapple juice to casserole dish just large enough to hold meat. Add pork, seasoned side up. Cover and reduce heat to 1/4 power and cook gently for 20 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

After 20 minutes, turn pork. Remove cover and transfer pork to oven. Roast 2 hours 15 minutes, turning once halfway through.

When pork is tender, remove to a serving platter, reserving juices. Skim fat from juices and bring juices to a boil. Mix together 1/8-cup rum and arrowroot; add to juices. Boil until it begins to thicken. Season with salt and pepper.

Heat butter in skillet over medium heat. Add pineapple slices, then remaining cup of rum. Flame.

To serve, surround pork with pineapple and coat with sauce.

Categories:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Pot Roast

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Pot Roast

Lazy Pork Hot Pot

Recipe courtesy of Aida Mollenkamp

Pork Pot Stickers: Gyoza

Sunday Pot Roast

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Pot Roast 2

Emeril's Pot Roast

Recipe courtesy of No Author

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Emeril's Florida

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

11am | 10c

Unwrapped 2.0

11:30am | 10:30c

Unwrapped

12pm | 11c

Unwrapped

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unwrapped

1pm | 12c

Unwrapped

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unwrapped

2pm | 1c

Unwrapped

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here