Rice-Stuffed Pork Crown Roast

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Rice-Stuffed Pork Crown Roast
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Ingredients

8 pounds crown roast of pork (12-rib)
2 cups rice (uncooked)
1 cup long-grain rice (wild and, uncooked)
4 ounces dried apricot
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup pecans (coarsely chopped)
3 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed)
1/2 cup honey
2 tablespoons butter
orange slices (optional)

Directions

1Place roast, bone tips up, on rack in a shallow roasting pan. Cover ends of bones with a strip of foil. Bake in a 350 degree F. oven for 2 hours.
2While roast is baking, cook rice according to package directions, adding apricots the last 10 minutes and cinnamon during the last 5 minutes of cooking time. Combine rice mixture and chopped pecans; mix well. Combine orange juice concentrate and honey, mixing well.
3Fill roast cavity with rice mixture. Place the remaining rice mixture in a small baking dish. Dot the rice stuffing with butter. Brush roast with some of the orange juice mixture. Continue baking roast and rice for 30 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 145 degrees F. (Allow about 15 minutes per pound total cooking time). Brush occasionally with the orange juice mixture. Let rest about 10 minutes.
4Carefully transfer roast to a warm serving platter. Garnish with orange slices and cranberries, if desired.
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NutritionView more

240Calories
Sodium1%DV15mg
Fat11%DV7g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs15%DV45g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories240Calories from Fat60
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat7g11%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol<5mg2%
Sodium15mg1%
Potassium250mg7%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat60
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate45g15%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars19g38%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

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