Recipes > Dinner

Cajun-Style Roast Pork

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

270 minutes


8-10 people

Want an option other than turkey for your Thanksgiving feast? You have to try this Cajun-Style Roast Pork by Spoon Fork Bacon. It’s low maintenance and absolutely delicious … and has no added salt!

Cajun-Style Roast Pork

Shop Tony's Flavors In This Recipe


  • 1 (8-Pound) Bone-in Pork Shoulder, Trim off Most of the Fat

  • 2 Tablespoons Tony’s No Salt Seasoning Blend

  • 2 Yellow Onions, Quartered

  • 6 Baby Carrots, Halved Lengthwise (or 4 Carrots, Quartered)

  • 2 Large Parsnips, Quartered

  • 8 Ounces Cremini Mushrooms, Cleaned and Halved

  • 1 1/2 Bunches Thyme

  • 1 Bunch Sage

  • Clear


  1. Rub Tony’s No Salt Seasoning Blend all over pork roast until completely covered.
  2. Wrap roast in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, and up to 24 hours.
  3. Preheat oven 450°F.
  4. Arrange carrots, parsnips, mushrooms, thyme and sage into the bottom of a roasting pan. Unwrap pork roast and place in a roasting pan, atop aromatics (fat-side up).
  5. Place in oven and roast for 30 minutes.
  6. Reduce heat to 300°F and cook for an additional 30 minutes per pound, with a total cooking time of 4 hours and 30 minutes for an 8-pound roast.
  7. Remove from oven and allow roast to rest, about 30 minutes.
  8. Transfer to a cutting board and slice meat into 1/4 – 1/2-inch slices. Transfer slices to a platter and serve.

Join our family

Bring a little spice to your email inbox with Tony Chachere's Creole Club!

from our Cajun Country Cookbook

Cajun Crab Cake Sliders

Cajun Crab Cake Sliders

These creamy, peppery and zesty crab cakes by Chef Nikki Shaw, in partnership with Cuisine Noir,…

Get Recipe
Cajun Deviled Eggs with Crispy Bacon

Cajun Deviled Eggs with Crispy Bacon

Creamy, savory, and packed with sweet-heat Creole flavors, these Cajun Deviled Eggs with Crispy Bacon by…

Get Recipe