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Best Crown Roast of Pork Recipe

The best crown roast of pork recipe is delicious and easy to cook, you'll love it.
Servings 6
Prep Time 3 hrs
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting Time 15 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 30 mins


  • pork crown of about 12 ribs
  • 6 tablespoons kosher or sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup apple juice


  • Mix the salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl and rub into both sides of the pork crown roast and refrigerate for three hours or overnight.
  • Remove the crown from the refrigerator and allow it to come to room temperature.
  • Heat the pellet grill to 225F.
  • Place the pork crown in a cast-iron skillet, dust with a little more of the brine mixture, and pour in ½ cup apple juice.
  • Place the crown roast in the pellet grill and cook until the internal temperature reaches 135F.
  • Turn up the grill to 450F and give the pork another 15 minutes or so, until the internal temperature reaches 145F.
  • Remove the cooked crown roast from the pellet grill, cover in foil, and allow to rest for at least 15 minutes.
  • Serve to a standing ovation.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pork