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Pork Roast with the World's Best Rub

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"A pork loin is marinated with a nice rub flavored with thyme and three chiles. The dry rub penetrates all the way through and bakes into a sticky, sweet glaze."
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Ingredients

5 h 10 m servings 359
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Mix brown sugar, pepper, salt, garlic powder, mustard powder, ground ginger, onion powder, red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper, cumin, paprika, and thyme in a bowl. Rub spice mixture over pork loin and wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Place pork on a 9x13-inch baking dish and refrigerate for 4 hours to overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Remove plastic wrap from pork and discard; return pork to baking dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until pork is slightly pink in the center, about 50 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 145 degrees F (63 degrees C). Cover pork loosely with aluminum foil and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

Footnotes

  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 359 calories; 16.8 20 30.9 92 1033 Full nutrition

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The rub was perfect! Added a little more cayenne and smoked paprika for more heat and it turned out great!! I find that if I just rub in the rub and cook it the crust turns out better than if I ...

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Pork Roast with World's Best Rub Haiku: "Used 3 pound pork loin, only needed half the rub! It IS really spicy." As indicated by another review, yes, it's a fiery rub, but I also found it to be t...

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The rub was perfect! Added a little more cayenne and smoked paprika for more heat and it turned out great!! I find that if I just rub in the rub and cook it the crust turns out better than if I ...

I felt bad for this recipe as the review before mine was 3 stars only. It was a great rub, that's for sure. I put the rub on early in the morning. My only issue with this recipe was the rub turn...

Pork Roast with World's Best Rub Haiku: "Used 3 pound pork loin, only needed half the rub! It IS really spicy." As indicated by another review, yes, it's a fiery rub, but I also found it to be t...

This recipe is awesome! I did not have time to marinate it as long as called for. I put the roast in a ziplock bag after rubbing it with seasoning and put it in the refrigerator for 2 hours. I ...

Oh My!!! This was an awesome recipe made for guests with rave reviews - not too spicy, just a nice warm glow on the tip of the tongue. Will definitely make a batch of this rub to keep on hand f...

I made this rub with a 3lb pork loin without letting it sit for 4 hours and it turned out super.The rub actually turns into a nice crust that holds in the loin juices perfectly. It had the wonde...

I made this for New Years dinner...wanted a change from plain pork loin. My family Loved IT! Don't change a thing. The gravy it made was fantastic! I cooked 7.5 pound loin in an aluminum pan ...

Best pork roast rub ever! Have used it several times now, and it's been really awesome every time. I do like to add a large chicken bouillon cube au jus after slow cooking a roast in a crock. ...

I made this for a dinner party last night. The roast turned out incredible!! I made 2 pork tenderloins and followed the directions to the 'T', with red potatoes and carrots, the pork was juicy a...