How to Cook a Rolled Pork Loin with Baked Potatoes in The Flaming Coals Wood Fired Pizza Oven

How to Cook a Rolled Pork Loin with Baked Potatoes in The Flaming Coals Wood Fired Pizza Oven


Undoubtedly the most amazing cut of pork to roast is a rolled loin with the skin on. The loin is perhaps the most flavoursome and juiciest cuts you can use. 


This is a close up image of Rolled Pork Loin cokked in wood fired pizza oven


The process to get the following results is all in the preparation time for the pork. Generally, I like to give the pork 48 hours in the fridge uncovered to dry the skin out however 24 hours will suffice if you’re short on time! I don’t like to score the skin however if your pork loin does come pre-scored (like that seen in the photos) don’t stress it will still result in a tasty dinner!


Rolled pork loin with baked potatoes


For this recipe, I used a cast iron pan to house the roast however any baking dish (not glass) could be used just keep in mind it being put in a Wood Fired Oven so it has to be able to withstand that extreme heat.


  • Once the pork has had time in the fridge to dry out, take it out and apply a small amount of oil to the meat only not the skin and then apply Lanes Chilli Lime rub.
  •  I then let the pork sit to absorb rub and get the potatoes ready.


This is the close up image of baked potatoes


  • Cut 4-5 large potatoes into quarters and place into a well-oiled pan arrange in a bed like fashion to house the pork. Place your pork onto the bed of potatoes and put in a pre-warmed 350-400f wood-fired oven.
  • I like to get the crackling set early so the hotter the over the better! You will need to monitor it closely for the first 40 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Once the crackle is set adjust the temperature of the oven to 300f and slowly roast the pork and potatoes. 
  • Check your roast for internal temperatures around 2-3 hrs in. I like to take the roast to 180-190f.


This is the finish product of pork loin cooked in Faming coals Wood fired pizza oven


  • Once at temperature, remove the roast from the oven and let it rest for 10 mins. Carve and enjoy!


Rolled pork loin with baked potatoes!Served.


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by: Michael Wilkie