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This Dry Rubbed Pork Loin with Homemade Honey Barbecue Sauce was an absolute hit at my house. So anytime my kids love a recipe, it is definetly a keeper. I came up with this through a mixture of different recipes that I already used on other items, the dry rub was a rub that I use from time to time on pork chops and chicken, while the barbecue sauce is my go to homemade barbecue sauce.
The best part of this meal for me was I paid $9 for this pork loin and had enough leftovers to get two meals out of it.
To start off I removed as much of the fat and membrane from the pork loin as I possibly could.
I then mixed up my Dry Rub which consisted of:
1 tablespoon Paprika
2 teaspoons lemon pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon seasoned salt
After I mixed up the Dry Rub, I rubbed down my entire pork loin with it and placed it in my broaster oven (this can also be made in your regular oven). I let the pork loin cook for three hours at 350 degrees. When the pork loin was finished cooking I removed it from the oven and let it cool for about ten minutes.
While it was cooling I mixed together my Honey Barbecue Sauce.
In a saucepan I melted 1/4 cup butter. Once the butter was melted I mixed in:
1 cup ketchup
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Simmer mixture over medium heat for five minutes.
Once my pork loin had cooled for ten minutes and my barbecue sauce was done I used an electric knife to slice the pork loin. I then poured the hot barbecue sauce over top of the sliced pork loin. I did not use all of the barbecue sauce, but served some of the remainder on the side for those who wanted more barbecue sauce on their pork loin.