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Lomo de Orza is a traditional Andalucian dish of pork
tenderloin fried and preserved in olive oil. It is so
named after the terracotta dish or "Orza"
in which it was traditionally marinated and preserved.
This recipe allows you to recreate a very special taste
of Spain at home and makes a lovely aromatic dish ideal
for summer lunches or evening meals.
for Lomo de Orza
Half kilo boneless pork tenderloin, preferably with
the fat left on.
250ml extra virgin olive oil
Juice of half a lemon
3 cloves garlic
3 - 4 sprigs fresh thyme
3 - 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
Salt and black pepper
to make Lomo de Orza
the pork into thick slices and then cut each slice
in half lengthwise, place onto a plate and season
both sides with salt and pepper.
some oil in a frying pan and cook the pork over a
high heat for a few minutes each side to colour and
the pork is a nice golden colour, reduce the heat
to low and cook for a further 10 - 15 minutes until
cooked through but still moist.
prepare the marinade. Finely chop the rosemary needles
and the thyme and place into a bowl with the lemon
juice and olive oil.
and crush the garlic and add to the bowl, mix well
and season with a little salt and black pepper.
the pork is cooked through, transfer to a large cazuela
or earthenware dish big enough so the pork covers
the bottom in one layer.
over the marinade and any juices from the pan (add
more olive oil if necessary to completely cover the
Cover with foil and leave overnight to marinade.
the next day with baked potatoes and a generous drizzle
of the lovely aromatic marinade.
with permission of Orce