Pinwheel'd Pork Loin w/ spinich and feta

Discussion in 'Pork' started by jirodriguez, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Went to Costco and picked up a whole pork loin for $18, cut 2/3 of it into thick chops for later dinners and decided to pinwheel the other third.

    Got it all sliced and layed out, rubbed with olive oil, lemon & thym seasoning, and cracked black pepper. Then piled high with spinich and feta.

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    Rolled it up and used a dozen toothpicks to hold it together and tossed it into the fridge for an hour or so, then got the WSM ready with lump charcoal and hickory.

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    Once the WSM was up to 250° I tossed it on and got the probe set.

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    Was running with a dry water pan and let the lid therm ride between 250° & 275°. Here it is about 1 hr. after I put it in. Starting to look good!

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    Let it go for 2 hrs. till it hit 155° internal temp. Then pulled it to rest for about 15 min.

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    A little slice of the end to check my handy work. [​IMG]

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    Served up with some red potato's and caesar salad....... Ooooh Yeah! Nothing but net!

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    .... and  a little "bear view"....

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    Dinner was good.... nap time now!
     
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  2. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Looks mighty moist there Johnny! [​IMG]
     
  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looks awesome Johnny! But no bacon wrap?   [​IMG]
     
  4. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great Job Johnny !  (Job-Johnny?)

    And a perfectly Awesome BearView of my kinda plate, at the end!!!!

    I zoomed in, and I think I felt like I was walking around between those roasted reds, working my way toward those beautiful Pork slices!!!

    Then I woke up!!!

    One Helluva experience!!!

    Thanks Johnny,

    Bear
     
  5. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Trust me.... it did cross my mind! LOL   But I didn't want to drown out the the lemon thym seasoning.
     


    I've had dreams like that! Had one about eating a giant marshmallow.... then woke up and my pillow was gone! [​IMG]


    Thanks Meat, it was very moist and tender. I think the steam from the spinich really helps keep it moist on the inside.
     
  6. thebarbequeen

    thebarbequeen Smoking Fanatic

    Looking GREAT, Johnny!  and with my very favorite sides, too. All looks terrific! Cheers!
     
  7. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Beautiful plate of food.

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  8. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great job (as usual) Johnny,

    Thanks for the Qview  [​IMG]
     
  9. Looks mighty tasty nice job:grilling_smilie:
     
  10. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking great my friend. Love me some pork
     

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