Sparkle

Cooking pork perfectly

Sparkle

Cooking delicious pork is simple, and contrary to common belief, it is perfectly ok to serve your pork with a hint of pink – just like beef or lamb. In fact, cooking your pork this way will keep the meat succulent and tender.

Roasting the perfect New Zealand pork

For a pork roast, it is best to use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of the meat – but this is not essential.

Loin

Oven temperature: 160°C
Time: 35-45 minutes per 500g of pork
Internal meat temperature: 71°C

Whole fillet

Oven temperature: 170°C
Time: 25-30 minutes per 500g of pork
Internal meat temperature: 71°C

Scotch fillet

Oven temperature: 170°C
Time: 25-30 minutes per 500g of pork
Internal meat temperature: 71°C

Shoulder

Oven temperature: 160°C
Time: 35-40 minutes per 500g of pork
Internal meat temperature: 71°C

Leg

Oven temperature: 170°C
Time: 30-35 minutes per 500g of pork
Internal meat temperature: 71°C

Rolled leg

Oven temperature: 170°C
Time: 25-35 minutes per 500g of pork
Internal meat temperature: 71°C