Bacon Wrapped Maple Glazed Pork Loin is smoky, so juicy, and sweet and spicy. Everything tastes better wrapped in bacon. Right?
Bacon Wrapped Maple Glazed Pork Loin makes a great family meal. Especially for a large family gathering. Use a 4 to 6 pound boneless pork loin and it will feed a lot of people. Especially if you make a couple of filling sides to go with it like Super Creamy Mac and Cheese and Melting Potatoes.
The pork loin gets coated in a maple/brown sugar glaze with Dijon mustard, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and cayenne pepper. It is then wrapped in bacon and drizzled with more maple syrup.
Place it in a roasting pan, cover with aluminum foil, and roast for 1 hour. Uncover it, baste it and roast 30 more minutes. Give it one more baste and continue cooking until the bacon if brown and crispy. Broil it for a few minutes if you need to to get it crispy.
The bacon will cook up sweet and crispy and it really helps keep the pork moist. Plus it adds great flavor.
This Bacon Wrapped Maple Glazed Pork Loin can easily be cut into thin slices and will feed a crowd.
Bacon Wrapped Maple Glazed Pork Loin is smoky, so juicy, and sweet and spicy. Everything tastes better wrapped in bacon. The pork cooks up so tender and juicy!
- 1 (4 to 6-pound) whole boneless pork loin
- 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/2 cup pure maple syrup, divided
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 10 bacon slices
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a medium bowl, whisk together brown sugar, Dijon mustard, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne pepper and 1/4 cup maple syrup.
Cut any excess fat off of pork loin. Place pork loin in a roasting pan. Season it with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with garlic powder.
Pour brown sugar mixture over pork loin.
Wrap with bacon.
Drizzle the remaining 1/4 cup maple syrup over the bacon.
Cover roasting pan with foil and bake for 1 hour.
Remove from oven, baste with the accumulated juices, recover and cook 30 more minutes.
Remove foil, baste again and cook uncovered until bacon is crispy, about 20 minutes.
Recipe adapted from Sweet Tea and Cornbread
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