Pork-Ham Cooking Guide

There's nothing more dramatic than a Crown Roast of Pork as the centerpiece of a dinner table. With Meat Spot, you'll get the advice you need to prepare perfect pork every time. Check out the variety of Stonewall Kitchen Rubs and Marinades available in our store. If you're looking for something extra special, be sure to ask about our own marinated cuts in our meat case which are especially great for grilling or broiling.

 

Pork Roasting Guide
PORK
CUT
WEIGHT
(POUNDS)
OVEN
TEMPERATURE
TOTAL
COOKING TIME
INTERNAL
TEMPERATURE
BEFORE RESTING
TEMPERATURE
WHEN RESTED
Crown Roast
of Pork
4 - 6 350° F 23 - 30
minutes per pound
150° - 155° F 160° F
Allow to rest 10 minutes
Whole Pork Leg
Fresh
12 - 16 350° F 22 - 26
minutes per pound
150° F 160° F
Allow to rest 30 - 45 minutes
Pork Loin
Center Cut Boneless
2 - 5 350° F 20 - 30
minutes per pound
150° - 155° F 160° F
Pork Tenderloin 1 - 1½ 450° F 20 - 30
minutes per pound
150° - 155° F 160° F
Allow to rest 10 minutes
Roasting Smoked Ham
SMOKED HAM OVEN TEMPERATURE COOKING TIME INTERNAL TEMPERATURE
AFTER RESTING
Spiral Cut Smoked Ham 350° F 6 minutes per pound 160° F
Grilling Pork
Cut of Pork Weight or Thickness Cooking Time
(minutes per pound)
Loin or Rib Chop (Bone-In) ¾ to 1 inch
1¼ to 1½ inches
8 to 10 minutes
12 to 18 minutes
Loin Chop (Boneless) ¾ to 1 inch
1¼ to 1½ inches
8 to 10 minutes
12 to 18 minutes
Kabobs 1 inch cubes 10 to 15 minutes
Sausage, cooked   3 to 7 minutes
(until heated through)
Sausage, Fresh 4 ounces 20 to 30 minutes
turn often
Pork Patties ½ inch thick, 4 ounces 8 to 10 minutes

All cook times are based on cooking over ash-covered coals. 
Pork, fresh pork sausages, and ground pork are done when the temperature reaches 160°.
Cooked sausages are done when they are heated through.
All cooking times are based on pork removed directly from the refrigerator.
Always use a meat thermometer to insure food safety.
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