Cider-Brined, Mustard-Glazed Pork Loin
Cider-Brined, Mustard-Glazed Pork Loin
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 1 hr 40 min
  • total: 2 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    Try this fresh alternative to holiday ham for your next festive gathering or Sunday supper. With an apple cider brine and maple-mustard glaze, this pork loin has all the flavors of a classic ham wrapped in more a tender and juicy package. Start early—the brine takes 8–24 hours.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup kosher salt
    • 1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar
    • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns
    • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds, lightly crushed
    • 2 tablespoons mustard seeds
    • 12 thyme sprigs
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 4 cups apple cider, divided
    • 1 (5-pound) boneless pork loin (tied if desired)
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1/2 cup country Dijon mustard
    • 1/3 cup (packed) light brown sugar
    • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
    • 2 tablespoons thyme leaves
    • 2 cups apple cider

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 340 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.81%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.67%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 38 mg 12.66%
    • Sodium: 12227 mg 509.48%
    • Calcium: 62 mg 6.19%
    • Potassium: 301 mg 8.59%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.07%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 51 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.14%
    • Sugar: 45 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 1.17%
    • Vitamin C 2.09%
    • Vitamin D 2.55%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit2
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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