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Brined Pork Loin with Sweet Potato Hash

Yields4 Servings

Brined Pork Loin
 1.50 lbs pork loin
 0.50 cup salt
  cup light brown sugar, if desired
 5 cups water
 aromatics such as crushed bay leaves, juniper berries, red pepper flakes, garlic etc.as needed
Sweet Potato Hash
 1 lb sweet potatoes, medium dice
 1 lb yukon gold potatoes, medium dice
 1 large red onion, small diced
 2 granny smith apples - diced small
 cooking oil of choice
 salt & pepper
Pork Loin
1

In a small saucepan heat 1 cup of water with salt, sugar and aromatics stirring until the sugar is
dissolved.

2

Find a deep container with the capacity to hold the pork and 5 cups of brine.

3

Add the dissolved salt and sugar mixture with infused aromatics to the bowl. Fill a 4-cup
measuring cup with ice and then add enough cool water to reach the 4-cup mark. Add the 4 cups
of ice water to the bowl and stir. Put the pork roast in the cold brine, cover it with a plate to keep
it submerged in the brine, and refrigerate for 2 to 3 days

4

When ready to cook remove the pork from the brine, rinse it and dry with a paper towel.

5

Preheat the GrillGrate surface to 450 degrees and place dry meat on.

6

Turn occasionally and cook until internal temp of 145 degrees F. or desired temp.

Sweet Potato Hash
7

Wash potatoes and cut into medium dice. Place in a pot and boil just until fork tender. Drain and set aside

8

Meanwhile heat flatside of GrillGrates to 350 degrees F.

9

Add 1 tbsp of oil and add diced onion.

10

Saute until beginning to soften. Add diced apples and potatoes. Cook tossing occasionally for 6-8 minutes.

11

Add more oil as needed. Cook 8-10 minutes until a crust forms on the potatoes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0


Amount Per Serving
Calories 391
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g10%

Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 950mg40%
Potassium 534mg16%
Total Carbohydrate 52g18%

Dietary Fiber 6g24%
Sugars 12g
Protein 36g72%

Vitamin A 130%
Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 13%
Iron 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.