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Pork Cooking Times

Timings vary according to the thickness of the meat and the degree of cooking preferred.

Timings given are approximate for each side.

 

Grilling

Frying, Griddling, Dry Frying

Stir Fry Roasting

Braise, Casserole,

Pot Roast

Pork Steaks
Escalopes
0.5 cm (")
2-4mins each side 1-2mins each side Not recommended Not recommended Not recommended

Fillet sliced (tenderloin),
1-1.5cm
(" approx)

3-5mins each side 2-4mins each side Cut into strips 2-4 mins + 2 mins with veg Not recommended Not recommended
Loin, leg, shoulder, valentine, medallions
1-2cm
( -")
6-8mins 6-8mins

Cut into strips
2-4mins
+ 2mins with veg

Oven temp: Gas 4-5, 180C, 350F

25-30mins
turn halfway through

Leg, shoulder steaks:

Oven temp:
Gas 3, 170C, 325F

Braise/casserole
1-1 hours

Loin, leg, shoulder, valentine, medallions
2cm+ ("+)
8-10mins each side 8-10mins each side Cut into strips
2-4mins
+ 2 mins with veg
Oven temp: Gas 4-5, 180C, 350F

25-30mins
turn halfway through

Leg, shoulder steaks:

Oven temp:
Gas 3, 170C, 325F

Braise/casserole
1-1 hours
Pork Chops
Loin, chump, spare-rib
1-2cm
( -")
6-8mins
each side
6-8mins
each side
Not recommended Oven temp:
Gas 4-5, 180C, 350F

25-30mins
turn halfway through

Oven temp:
Gas 3, 170C, 325F

Braise:
1-1 hours

Loin, chump, spare-rib
2-3cm (-1")
8-10mins
each side
8-10mins
each side
Not recommended Oven temp:
Gas 4-5, 180C, 350F

25-30mins
turn halfway through

Oven temp:
Gas 3, 170C, 325F

Braise:
1-1 hours

Pork Ribs
2-3cm (-1") 10-15mins total Not recommended Not recommended Oven temp:
Gas 6, 200C 400F

25-30mins
Open Temp:
Gas 5, 190C, 375F
Braise: 1 hr
Belly Slices

1-2cm
(-")

8-10mins each side Not recommended Not recommended Oven temp: Gas 6, 200C, 400F

20-25mins
Not recommended
Bacon
Streaky, back rashers
2mm ( ?")

Middle rashers
2mm ( ?")
2-3mins each side 2-3mins each side Cut into strips 2-4 mins + 2 mins with veg Not recommended Not recommended
Gammon Steaks
1-2cm (-")
4-6mins each side 4-6mins each side Not recommended Oven temp:
Gas 4-5, 180C, 350F

15-20mins
Not recommended
Pork Joints
Loin, leg, shoulder, belly, hock Not recommended Not recommended Not recommended Oven temp:
Gas 4-5, 180C, 350F

Medium
30 mins per 450g/kg(lb) + 30 mins

Well done
35 mins per 450g/kg(lb) + 35mins

Leg, shoulder, belly and hock:

Oven temp:
Gas 4-5, 180C, 350F

Pot roast
30-35 mins per 450g/kg(lb)
+30-35mins

Gammon Joints
Not recommended Not recommended Not recommended Oven temp:
Gask 4-5, 180C, 350F

30mins per 450g/kg(lb) + 30 mins

Boil
20mins per 450g/kg(lb)
+ 20mins

AGA COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

Normal Fast Roasting in Roasting Oven

Roast Pork

Cook for 25 minutes per lb (450g).

Slow Roasting

The times for the slow roasting method are as follows:

Cook in Roasting Oven for about 30 minutes, or until beginning to brown, then transfer to the Simmering Oven for double the remaining cooking time.

For specific information on Aga cookers contact www.aga-web.co.uk or for recipes and general cooking information contact www.agalinks.com

 

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