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Jul 8, 2007 08:53 AM

Pork Sirloin Tip Roast?

We bought this at Costco on a whim. I have no idea what it is or what to do with it. It's a small (~1.5lb) roast packaged in a vacuum seal bag.

How should I cook it? Can I slice it and make something like piccata? Or is it better as a whole roast?

Recipes? Suggestions?

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  1. I've done them in the oven and also on the grill. Meat thermomenter is essesetial. But they come out juicy and wonderful. I just sliced them and served them with a light sauce. Plum sauce is one and black cherry is another.

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    1. re: othervoice

      How long did you grill it and was it as tender as in the oven?

    2. Roasted and sliced is one and serve with sauce as suggeted or you can slice and make medallions and saute with mushrooms,onion and garlic, and then using white wine,dijon mustard and cream make a sauce. Serve with rice or pasta and steamed dill carrots.
      1.5 would make a large enough dinner for 4-6 or left overs for you both again....

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      1. re: chef chicklet

        Help. I have this same roast husband brought home. I cooked one in oven to a tough, tasteless rock. Medallions? do you cook the roast and then do that as next step? Or cut into medallions and then cook on stove top?

      2. I made something up myself.

        I sliced the roast into 1/2 inch slices before cooking and pounded them evenly. Then, I sprinkled with s&p, dipped into flour, egg then panko. Pan fried and kept warm in oven. Made a sauce by dumping out oil that I fried the pork slices in, deglazing with 1/4 cup wine, reducing til almost gone, adding 1/3 cup orange juice, 1 Tbsp soy sauce and 2 tsp stone ground mustard. Simmered for about a minute, just to get everything together. Swirled in 1 Tbsp butter and served with pork slices.
        Served with risotto milanese with peas and a huge handful of fresh chopped herbs.
        Huge hit!

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        1. re: QueenB

          Novice cook long did you pan fry each side? I have a problem with overcooking when pan frying!


        2. I bought the same thing at Costco, because the $1.99 per pound price was to good to pass up. I have 5 people to cook for, one of which is a 12 yr old boy who eats constantly. I tried the following and everyone loved it.

          Rinse and dry the roast. Pat with kosher salt, fresh ground pepper and lightly pat with a little flour. Heat some olive oil in a pan to high heat. Sear all around the roast, about 1-2 minutes per side, make sure you have a good vent, 'cause it can get a little smoky. Place roast in a crock pot, sprinkle with Lipton Onion Soup mix. Spoon a can of cranberrry sauce around the side. Mix in 2 tsp dijon mustard with a half a cup of liquid. I used some leftover unsalted beef broth, but you could probably use whatever you have, wine, chicken broth, water, just make sure it's not too salty, because there is a lot of salt in the soup mix. Turn crock pot on low and cook for 4-5 hours. I served with wild rice, green beans and rolls. It was a great meal and my picky eaters are saying it's a definte "do-over" Hope this helps. $1.99/lbs. is hard to pass up with a family to feed. Good luck.

          1. Had it tonight. Seasoned tip with a commercial rub for ribs. Anything for BBQ pork would be good. Put in crock pot. Added bottle of beer and beer bottle of water. Cooked all day. Shredded and added sweet baby rays sauce, about a 1/2 cup and served on toasted bun. Tasty.