Recipe courtesy of
Episode: The Big Easy
Spicy Pork Roast with Rosemary Potatoes
Total:
2 hr 5 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
2 hr 5 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

For the pork:
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tablespoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 (3-pound) pork roast, cut into 4 steaks, 2-inches thick
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
For the potatoes:
  • 3 russet potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 sprigs rosemary, stripped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Salt
For the Sweet and Sour Sauce:
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

To prepare the pork: Place cumin seeds, red pepper flakes and peppercorns in a spice grinder and grind into a fine powder. Place in a small bowl and mix in garlic powder and salt. Rub mixture all over pork. Let sit at room temperature, 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, toss potatoes with rosemary, oil and salt. In a small saucepan, bring sugar, vinegar and orange juice to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and continue cooking Sweet and Sour Sauce until it reduces by half, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat, swirl in butter and keep warm before using.

In a 13-inch cast iron skillet, heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. When pan is smoking hot, add pork and sear on both sides. Add potatoes and place in the oven until pork is cooked through and potatoes are tender, about 40 minutes.

Serve pork chops with rosemary potatoes and drizzled with the Sweet and Sour Sauce.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Roasted Mussels with Spicy Pork Sausage

Recipe courtesy of Tom Douglas

All-Day Roast Pork, Spicy Apple Chutney, Mashed Citrus Sweet Potatoes, Sauteed Chard

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Spicy Pork Pinwheels

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Spicy Pork Meatballs

Spicy Roasted Olives

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Sweet and Spicy Shredded Pork

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Dinner at Tiffani's

7:30am | 6:30c

Dinner at Tiffani's

8:30am | 7:30c

Dinner at Tiffani's

9:30am | 8:30c

Good Eats

10am | 9c

Good Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Good Eats

11am | 10c

Good Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12pm | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30pm | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1pm | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30pm | 12:30c

Emeril's Florida

2:30pm | 1:30c

Unique Sweets

3:30pm | 2:30c

Unique Sweets

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cake Hunters

5:30pm | 4:30c

Cake Hunters

6:30pm | 5:30c

Cake Hunters

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

Cake Hunters

8pm | 7c

Cake Hunters

8:30pm | 7:30c

Cake Hunters

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cake Hunters

10pm | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Cake Hunters

12am | 11c

Cake Hunters

12:30am | 11:30c

Cake Hunters

1am | 12c

Cake Hunters

1:30am | 12:30c

Cake Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here