Island Pork Tenderloin

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Kimberly Biegacki

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@pistachyoo

Wow, I am so excited!!! I finally conquered the "pork tenderloin" tonight for dinner. I have tried making this several time with no success. It would always come out very tough because I would over cook it. This came out so tender, moist and delicious with the seasoned crust on the outside it was spicy too!
My husband & I both loved this delicious recipe from P90X nutritional cookbook.

Rating:

★★★★★ 8 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 16 oz
    pork tenderloin, lean
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    chile powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    tabasco sauce

How to Make Island Pork Tenderloin

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir together salt, pepper, cumin, chile powder, and cinnamon, then coat pork with the spice rub.
  2. Heat 1 TBSP oil in a 12-inch skillet over moderately high heat and brown pork turning onto all sides about 4 minutes on each.
  3. Stir together brown sugar, garlic, and Tabasco and pat onto top of tenderloin.
  4. Place pork in a roasting pan and cook in the oven for 20 minutes. Afterwards remove from oven and let sit for 10 or 15 mintes.
  5. September 16th, 2015 --- Made this for dinner tonight and added a delicious homemade Sweet & Spicy Chili Sauce that I traded for at a Food Swap. It put this tenderloin over the top in delicious flavors!

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About Island Pork Tenderloin

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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