• Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cooking Time: 4 hrs 30 mins
  • Serves: 8

Cajun Style Roast Pork

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 Ingredients List

  • 1 (8 lb.) bone-in pork shoulder, with most of the fat trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons Tony Chachere’s No Salt Seasoning Blend
  • 2 yellow onions, quartered
  • 6 baby carrots, halved lengthwise (or 4 carrots, quartered)
  • 2 large parsnips, quartered
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, cleaned and halved
  • 1 1/2 bunches thyme
  • 1 bunch sage


1. Rub Tony’s No Salt Seasoning Blend all over pork roast until completely covered.
2. Wrap roast in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, and up to 24 hours.
3. Preheat oven to 450˚F.
4. Arrange carrots, parsnips, mushrooms, thyme, and sage into the bottom of a roasting pan. Unwrap pork roast and place in roasting pan, atop aromatics (fat-side up).
5. Place in oven and roast for 30 minutes.
6. Reduce heat to 300˚F and cook for an additional 30 minutes per pound, with a total cooking time of 4 hours and 30 minutes for an 8 pound roast.
7. Remove from oven and allow roast to rest, about 30 minutes.
8. Transfer to a cutting board and slice meat into 1/4 to 1/2 inch slices. Transfer slices to a platter and serve.

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