How to Cook the Perfect Pork Loin Every Time

Cooking a pork loin can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. With the right techniques and a few simple ingredients, you can make a delicious pork loin that will impress your family and friends. Here’s how to cook the perfect pork loin every time.

Choose the Right Cut of Pork Loin

The first step in making a perfect pork loin is choosing the right cut of meat. Look for a cut that is at least two inches thick and has some fat marbling throughout. This will ensure that your pork loin is juicy and flavorful. You can also ask your butcher for advice on which cut of pork loin is best for your recipe.

Prepare the Pork Loin

Once you have chosen your cut of pork loin, it’s time to prepare it for cooking. Start by trimming off any excess fat and patting the meat dry with paper towels. Then, season the pork loin with salt and pepper or your favorite herbs and spices. Finally, rub some oil or butter over the entire surface of the meat to help keep it moist during cooking.

Cooking the Pork Loin


Now that your pork loin is prepped, it’s time to start cooking. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and place the pork loin on a baking sheet lined with foil or parchment paper. Roast for 25 minutes per pound or until an internal thermometer reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit when inserted into the thickest part of the meat. Once cooked, let the pork rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

With these simple steps, you’ll be able to cook a perfect pork loin every time. Whether you’re serving it as part of a special occasion meal or just as an easy weeknight dinner, this delicious dish will be sure to please everyone at your table.


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