Smoke-Grilled Pork Roast with Roasted Garlic Gremolata Sauce

Updated 1 year ago

Recipe courtesy of Cathy Speronis1 2 lb. Pork Boneless Chef’s Prime RoastMarinade1/2 cup vegetable oil1 Tbsp. lemon juice2 large garlic cloves, pressed1 tsp. kosher salt1 tsp. ground cumin1 tsp. Mediterranean oregano1/8 tsp. fresh ground black pepper1 1/2 cups hickory wood chips1 1/2 cups apple wood chipsWaterCombine the wood chips in a medium bowl and cover with water. Soak chips for 1/2 hour.Meanwhile, in a 1 gallon Ziploc bag, combine marinade ingredients. Place pork roast in bag squeezing out as much air as possible, place in a container and marinate in refrigerator for 1/2 hour. Prepare garlic pouch for gremolata sauce (recipe below.)Before cooking, light all elements on grill and preheat on high for 15 minutes.Remove soaked wood chips from the water and place in the center of a large piece of heavy duty aluminum. Crimp all edges together and cut a few slits in the top to allow smoke to escape. Turn the middle element of grill to low and one side element off. Place wood chip package over high element and close grill. Heat while preparing pork roast.Remove pork roast from marinade and truss with kitchen string. Place over middle/low element of grill. Grill for 10 minutes, turn and grill for another 10 minutes.Place garlic pouch over low element and cook until soft and golden (15 – 20 minutes.)Turn pork and place over the end element which is off. Grill for another 10 minutes, turn and grill for an additional 10 – 15 minutes until an instant read thermometer inserted in center registers 153 degrees. When cooked, remove pork from grill, tent with aluminum foil and rest for 15 minutes.Prepare gremolata sauce.Roasted Garlic Gremolata Sauce4 large garlic cloves, peeled3 Tbsp. minced fresh parsley3 Tbsp. olive oil2 Tbsp. lemon juice1/4 tsp. kosher saltPlace garlic cloves on a small piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil and drizzle with a little olive oil. Crimp to seal. Place over the low element of grill and cook for 15-20 minutes until soft and golden. Remove roasted garlic and place in a small bowl. Add remaining ingredients and stir with a whisk until well combined. Dress the sliced pork with sauce.


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