Wash the meat under cold water and pat dry. Preheat the oven to 80 degrees. Rub the saddle of pork with pepper, paprika powder and soy sauce, pour 2 tablespoons of olive oil over it and let it rest for about 20 minutes.
Heat the remaining oil in a pan and fry the meat all over for about 10 minutes. Put the meat in a preheated dish and place the meat thermometer at the thickest part of the roast. Place on the lowest rack of the oven and cook for approx. 4 1/2 hours.
For the sauce
Peel and quarter the onion and roast it together with the garlic in the pan with the roasting set, deglaze with the stock and bring to a boil. Stir in the gravy, thicken a little with the sauce thickener and season with salt and pepper. Then puree the sauce.
At the end of the cooking time, let the roast rest for a while in the switched off oven. Then cut the roast into slices and arrange on preheated plates with side dishes of your choice, cover with the sauce and serve immediately.
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