How long do you cook a pork roast and at what temperature?
- The rule of thumb for pork roasts is to cook them 25 minutes per pound of meat at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Use a thermometer to read the internal temperature of the roast.
Do you cover a pork roast in the oven?
As pork begins to shrink and lose its juices, it becomes quite dry.
The first way is to cover the pork roast with aluminum foil or your baking pan cover.
Depending on your oven temperature, covering pork roast helps preserve its juicy flavors and also reduces shrinkage.
How long do you cook pork roast per pound?
The rule of thumb for pork roasts is to cook them 25 minutes per pound of meat at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Use a thermometer to read the internal temperature of the roast.
How do I cook a tender pork roast in the oven?
- Combine oil, pepper, and salt in a bowl; rub oil mixture over pork and refrigerate while oven preheats.
- Preheat an oven to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C).
- Place a roasting rack in a large roasting pan; arrange pork on the roasting rack.
- Roast in preheated oven until pork with browned, about 30 minutes.
What is the cooking time for pork roast?
Roast for 15 minutes, then lower heat to 375 degrees F and continue roasting until the meat thermometer reads 145 degrees F. In my oven it takes 75 minutes (about 25 minutes per pound). Remove the pork roast from the oven. Loosely tent it with foil, and allow it to rest for 15 minutes.