Bringing a Taste of Ghana To The World
- Serves 4 to 6
- Cooking time: 3½ hours
- 3 to 5 pounds roasting pork
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 teaspoon powdered ginger
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 1 quart water
- tomato sauce
- Season pork with ginger, onions, salt, pepper, and lemon juice in a large deep saucepan.
- Add water and boil slowly for 30 minutes.
- Cool for 30 minutes and remove meat, reserving stock for basting.
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Stir tomato sauce into stock and empty it into a large baking dish.
- Place this under the rack at the center of oven.
- Transfer roast onto the rack so that juices from the meat can drip into the dish underneath.
- Continue baking at 350°F, allowing 1 hour per pound.
- Baste constantly with seasoned stock.
- Cook until meat is completely done (when no juice comes out when meat is prickled).
- Gravy underneath meat should be sizzling by this time (2½ hours).