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Pork Shoulder Roast from <i>One Pan Roast</i> by Molly Shuster

Pork Shoulder Roast from One Pan Roast by Molly Shuster [©Murdoch Books]

<i>One Pan Roast</i> by Molly Shuster


What perfect timing for the release of One Pan Roasts by Molly Shuster, when we're hunkering down with dark, cool evenings and looking for warmth and comfort.

This book provides over 80 recipes for dishes that are quick and easy to prepare and even easier to cook. Plus, the bonus of using just that single pan means far less washing up and what's not to love about that!

 Here's a warming recipe for an old favourite.


Pork Shoulder Roast

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 1 bone-in pork shoulder, about 3–3.5kg, left at room temperature for 1–2 hours before cooking
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 bunch of rosemary, half leaves very finely chopped, half of stems reserved
  • 1 bunch of sage, half leaves very finely chopped
  • 650g parsnips, cut into short lengths, halved lengthways if large
  • 2 onions, cut into fat wedges
  • 500g pink lady apples (about 8)


Preheat oven to 220°C/425°F/Gas 7.

Using a sharp knife, score a cross-hatch pattern into the pork skin, leaving a thin layer of fat and being careful not to cut down to the flesh.

Season pork well on all sides and into the score marks. Rub all over with chopped herbs.

Place skin-side up in a large roasting tin and roast for 30 minutes.

Lower heat to 160°C/325°F/Gas 3.

Cover tightly with foil and roast for 4 hours.

Uncover, add parsnips, onions, apples and reserved herbs and toss with fat in the tin.

Roast, uncovered, for about 1 hour 15 minutes until pork is tender.

Rest meat for 10 minutes before serving..

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This recipe from One Pan Roasts by Molly Shuster is reproduced with the kind permission of the publishers.

One Pan Roasts by Molly Shuster is published by Murdoch Books (NSW; June 2017; Hb; 160pp; RRP A$35). It is available at all good bookshops and directly from the publisher here »

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Read the press release for One Pan Roasts here »

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