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Air Fryer Pork Loin Roast

Air Fryer Pork Loin Roast

An Air Fryer Pork Roast is delicious and will make some of the juiciest boneless chops you've ever eaten. It's very simple too - just marinate and air fry! Throw in some potatoes and carrots and you've got the whole meal in 40 minutes.
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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Servings 8 slices
Calories 341 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Marinate pork loin roast for minimum 1 hour - up to overnight - in Mojo Criollo Marinade
  • Remove pork loin roast from marinade and place in air fryer
  • Air fry at 400 for 15 minutes
  • Slice potatoes in half and carrots into 2" chunks. If potatoes are larger, slice in smaller pieces (size for 2 bites)
  • Open air fryer and add potatoes and carrots
  • Sprinkle with steak seasoning and olive oil
  • Air fry at 400 for 25 minutes

Notes

What is the difference between a pork loin and a pork tenderloin?
A Pork Loin Roast is 2-3 pounds, wider and flatter, and can be a boneless or bone-in cut of meat. The tenderloin is a long, narrow, boneless cut of meat that comes from the muscle that runs along the backbone. These are really skinny, 1-2 pounds and usually come pre-marinated and pre-packaged at the grocery store.
What is the difference between a pork loin roast and a pork shoulder roast?
As mentioned above the pork loin is 2-3 pounds and very lean. The pork shoulder or “butt” (same cut – both are from the shoulder of the pig) is a tougher cut of meat with lots of fat layered throughout the roast. The pork shoulder/butt roast should be cooked low and slow so the fat can break down the toughness of the meat.
What marinades work well with pork?
Oh so many! I love the Mojo Criollo – but really so many flavors go well with pork – you can use whatever you like. I love anything with a Worcestershire sauce too! Here’s a recipe I used for a pork tenderloin in the air fryer.
How many minutes per pound do you cook a pork loin in the air fryer?
12-18 minutes per pound
What should the internal temperature be for pork when it’s cooked?
145 degrees. Always! Don’t overcook your pork!
Is it safe for pork to have a blush of pink?
Yes!!! The old days of not eating pink pork are gone! Pork is fed much more safely now and is 100% completely safe to eat with a blush of pink. It’s so much juicier! Try it!

Nutrition

Serving: 8slices + potatoes/carrotsCalories: 341kcalCarbohydrates: 7.3gProtein: 48.6gFat: 11.2gSaturated Fat: 3.2gCholesterol: 140mgSodium: 271mgPotassium: 189mgFiber: 1.3gSugar: 1.8gCalcium: 63mgIron: 2mg
Keyword air fryer, pork chops, pork loin
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