How To Cook Pork

There are a lot of ways that you can learn when you want to know how to cook pork. Depending on what pork recipe you like you will have to find a recipe for it. The recipe will tell you how to cook pork for that particular dish. You just need to make sure that the temperature of the pork is 160 degrees F. for it to be considered done. Here are some tips that you want to follow when you are cooking pork.

One: When you are cooking thicker cuts of meat or roast you want to make sure that you cook it for 30 minutes per pound at 350 degrees F. The time you cook it will depend on how many pounds it is so you will have to do some simple math to figure out the correct cooking time.

Two: No matter what you are cooking or how long it takes to cook it you want to make sure that the internal temperature is 160 degrees F. When you are cooking thinner cuts of pork this will happen faster than it would for thicker cuts of meat . It will also happen faster if you are cooking it at a higher temperature. For the thicker cuts of meat you will want to cook it slower and at a lower temperature. When the pork you are cooking reached 155 degrees, if you let the pork rest before you cut it, it will raise the temperature to 160 degrees and be done and ready to eat.

Three: You want to buy a meat thermometer. This will save you from trying to guess if it is done. When you are cooking pork you want to know for sure. When using a meat thermometer you will only be making a very small hole in the pork. This is a good thing because you want to keep as much juice in the meat as you can because that is what makes it succulent.

By following these three tips no matter what pork you are cooking you will be able to have delicious meat and know that you are not going to get sick because it is not done. You have to make sure that you check it before you stop cooking it because you want it to be done but not overdone. Learning how to cook pork is not hard to do it just takes some time and common sense. So when you like to eat pork you will want to take the time needed to learn how to cook it right.



Source by Shawn Woods