Citrus-and-Garlic Pork Roast



Makes 6 to 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Chill: 8 Hours
Bake: 4 Hours, 30 Minutes


1 (6-pound) bone-in pork shoulder roast (Boston butt)
1 tablespoon salt
3 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 (4-ounce) jar minced garlic
2 teaspoons pepper
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/2 cup fresh orange juice


Place roast in an aluminum foil-lined roasting pan. Cut 4 to 5 (1-inch-deep) slits across top of roast. Sprinkle evenly with salt.

Stir together garlic and next 4 ingredients. Pour mixture evenly over roast, rubbing mixture into slits. Cover and chill 8 hours.

Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 4 1/2 hours or until meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 175°. Remove from oven, and let stand until thermometer reaches 185°.