Smoky Pork Loin with Pineapple Mango Salsa

by LemonsForLulu.com

Smoky Pork Loin with Pineapple Mango Salsa
  • TOTAL PREP TIME60 minutes
  • DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY Easy

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Ingredients

For the pork:
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Ancho Chile powder
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon Paprika
  • ½ tablespoon dried Thyme
  • 1 orange-zested
  • 1 3 lb pork loin roast-boneless
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
For the Salsa:
  • 2 mangos, diced
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, diced
  • ¼ cup onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup red peppers, diced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 2 tablespoon cilantro, chopped

Preparation

  1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub over pork loin. Cover and refrigerate pork for 8 hours or over night.
  2. Let pork come to room temperature. Preheat oven to 400. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook pork roast for 2-3 minutes on each side. Lightly grease a wire rack. Place pork on rack in a roasting pan.
  3. Cook pork for 40-50 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 145 degrees. Let pork rest 10 minutes before slicing. Prepare salsa while pork rests.
  4. For the salsa, Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Serve immediately.