Pork Tenderloin And Red Onion Compote Recipe

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Pork Tenderloin and Red Onion Compote

Marian Arbour


The red onions make this recipe full of flavor and is so quick and easy to prepare and served with brown fried rice on the side along with yellow beans..quite a colorful plate to serve to family or friends.

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min
25 Min


1 lb
pork tenderloin {about one large}
2 t Tbsp
butter, cold
1 large
red onion halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
1 tsp
fresh chopped cilantro
1 Tbsp
1 c
2 Tbsp
cider vinegar
2 Tbsp
pure maple syrup or honey
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh parsley


1Preheat oven to 400F with sharp knife strip off the thin silvery skin and any fat..then cut tenderloin into 1/2 inch slices..Heat a large skillet over medium_high heat..add butter and swirl pan to spread butter add sliced pork to hot pan and sear on both sides about 2 or 3 minutes per side, or until golden.
2Transfer pork to a rimmed baking sheet and roast in oven for 10 minutes or until just a hint of pink remains inside. Remove from oven tent with foil and rest for 5 minutes.
3Add onions to skillet and saute for 2 minutes until softened.reduce heat to medium low and cook stirring for 8 minutes or until onions are very soft and lightly browned.. whisk flour into milk and gradually add to skillet, simmer and stir for 3 minutes or until thickened stir in vinegar and syrup...spoon onions onto plate, top with pork and sprinkle with parsley and cilantro.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Canadian