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Roasted Pork Loin with Fennel Salt

Delicious family dinner idea
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 6 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pork


  • 1.5 tbsp sea salt flakes
  • 2 tsp ground fennel seeds
  • 4.5 lbs boned rolled loin of pork, score the pork skin
  • Olive Oil
  • Your choice of vegetables


  • Preheat oven to 450ºF (230ºC).
  • Grind the fennel seeds in a mortar and pestle with the rock salt.
  • Rub the mixture into the pork skin, getting it deep into the cuts.
  • Place the pork, skin up, in a roasting pan.
  • Drizzle oil over the rind.
  • Rub the salt mixture over the rind and into the cuts.
  • Roast for 45 minutes or until the rind crackles.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 400ºF (200ºC).
  • Add in your choice of vegetables and roast for another 1 hour or until pork is cooked through.
  • Remove from the oven, cover with foil, and rest for 10 minutes before serving.