Crown Roast of Pork on a serving platter.

Crown Roast of Pork

Crown Roast of Pork - the ultimate meat centerpiece for your holiday dinner. Impressive yet easy to prepare. It's time to bring the old classic back!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword pork
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 633 kcal
Author Anna


  • 10 lb crown roast of pork
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 sprig of marjoram , chopped
  • 1 Tablespoons sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup dry white wine (the cooking variety) or water
  • 1 cup chicken stock
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the roast in a roasting pan with a rack.
  3. In a measuring cup, mix together olive oil, sage, thyme, marjoram, sea salt and pepper.
  4. Rub the oil mixture all over the meaty parts of the roast.
  5. Add the white wine and stock into the pan.
  6. Cover the tips of the bones with pieces of aluminum foil.
  7. Bake the roast for 2,5 to 3 hours, or until the meat thermometer inserted in the meat part (away from the bone) registers at least 155 degrees F.

  8. Baste the roast with juices in the pan every 30 to 40 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and let rest covered with aluminum foil for 30 minutes.
  10. Cut into chops and serve.

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate leftovers in a covered dish for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts
Crown Roast of Pork
Amount Per Serving
Calories 633 Calories from Fat 342
% Daily Value*
Fat 38g58%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 174mg58%
Sodium 901mg39%
Potassium 1051mg30%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 61g122%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 79mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.