How To Cook An 8 Pound Pork Loin?

How long does it take to cook a 9 lb pork loin?

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Rub entire pork roast with olive oil.
  • Place pork in roasting pan fat side up.
  • Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Lower heat to 350 degrees F and cook for 20 per pound until the internal temperature reads 145 degrees F.

How many minutes per pound do you cook a pork loin?

How long should I cook my pork tenderloin or pork roast? The rule of thumb for pork roasts is to cook them 25 minutes per pound of meat at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Use a thermometer to read the internal temperature of the roast.

How long does it take to cook an 8 pound pork roast?

Place in a large roasting pan skin side up. Roast uncovered in a preheated 500 degree (F) oven for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 300 degrees and roast for an additional 45 minutes per pound. Total cooking time for an 8lb roast should be about 6 hours and 20 minutes.

Do you cook a pork loin roast covered or uncovered?

The first way is to cover the pork roast with aluminum foil or your baking pan cover. The downside to covering a pork roast is that it won’t have a lovely browned outer layer of meat until it is uncovered.