How to Roast a Leg of Pork Keto StyleNot quite sure how to Roast a Leg of Pork, we’ve put together this recipe to help you create a succulent pork leg roast that will fit into your Ketogenic Diet. The crackling on this delicious Leg of Pork comes out just perfect.

The rule of thumb when roasting a pork leg is to cook it for 30 minutes per pound. The initial high-temperature cooking is to turn the skin into the perfect crackling.

We blended the pork leg’s cooking juices with the onion, mushrooms, garlic, and fennel seed to make a great flavorsome gravy-like sauce. This sauce is included in the nutritional information.

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Our recipe makes 12 serves, allowing approximately 5 ounces per serve.

Serve it with our Buttery Cauliflower Mash, Followed by our very Keto Christmas Low Carb Eggnog Cheesecakes recipes.

Ingredients for How to a Roast a Leg of Pork Keto Style:

 Instructions How to Roast your Leg of Pork:

  1. Preheat oven to 220C/430F.
  2. Rinse the pork leg and pat dry with paper towel.
  3. Rub the pork leg with the salt, rosemary, granulated garlic and olive oil.
  4. Slice the onion and mushrooms into thick slices and line the base of your roasting dish.
  5. Sprinkle over the whole garlic cloves and fennel seeds.
  6. Place the pork on top of the onion, mushrooms, garlic and fennel seeds. Place into the oven.
  7. Roast for 40 minutes (or until Crackling is to your liking, keep an eye on your leg of pork after around 30 mins) at 220C/430F then turn the oven down to 180C/355F and roast for a further 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and slice to serve.

If you want to Roast a Leg of Pork that is larger or smaller, simply adjust the serving amounts in our easy to use recipe card below. The measurements and ingredients will adjust themselves, and all you have to do is follow the method.

Do you work in the metric measuring system? It’s easy to switch the units from US imperial to metric with the drop down menu on the recipe card below.

How to Roast a Leg of Pork and Crackling
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How to Roast a Leg of Pork

Not quite sure how to Roast a Leg of Pork, we've put together this recipe to help you create a succulent pork leg roast that will fit into your Ketogenic Diet. The crackling on this delicious Leg of Pork comes out just perfect.
Course Dinner
Cuisine British
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12 serves
Calories 399 kcal
Author Gerri

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 220C/430F.
  2. Rinse the pork leg and pat dry with paper towel.
  3. Rub the pork leg with the salt, rosemary, granulated garlic and olive oil.
  4. Slice the onion and mushrooms into thick slices and line the base of your roasting dish.
  5. Sprinkle over the whole garlic cloves and fennel seeds.
    How to Make a Roast Leg of Pork Keto Style Step 5
  6. Place the pork on top of the onion, mushrooms, garlic and fennel seeds. Place into the oven.
    How to Make a Roast Leg of Pork Keto Style Step 6
  7. Roast for 40 minutes, then turn the oven down to 180C/355F and roast for a further 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and slice to serve.
Nutrition Facts
How to Roast a Leg of Pork
Amount Per Serving
Calories 399 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 48%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
Cholesterol 110mg 37%
Sodium 391mg 16%
Potassium 499mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0.01g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 3%
Iron 9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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