Coca-Cola Pork Loin

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  • 1 (3-5 pound) pork loin roast
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon ground marjoram
  • 1 tablespoon seasoning salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 liter Coca-Cola
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup water


  1. Combine the dry seasonings and rub over the pork loin.
  2. In a large roasting pan or cast iron skillet heat the oil. Sear all sided of the loin until crisp. Place the seared loin in a deep pan and cover with a lid or plastic wrap followed by aluminum foil.
  3. Place in a 350 degree F oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours until the loin is tender.
  4. Remove the loin and allow it to rest for 15 minutes before slicing.
  5. Bring the remaining juices to a boil over the stove.
  6. Make slurry with cornstarch and water and thicken the juices. Adjust the seasoning of the sauce with salt, pepper and brown sugar if needed.