Nor’s Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

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Nor Mac

By
@Adashofloverecipepage

This is my version of Bacon wrapped Pork Tenderloin. It is savory with a hint of sweetness. I put a bit of a Polynesian spin on it. The sauce with a hint of garlic really brings the dish together. It is absolutely delicious. Enjoy all!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Roast

Ingredients

  • 21/2 -3 lb
    pork tenderloin
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 2 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 11-12 slice
    slices of bacon
  • 2 Tbsp
    honey
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • SAUCE

  • 1 clove
    garlic
  • 3/4 c
    pineapple juice
  • 2 tsp
    low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    drippings from pork
  • 1 dash(es)
    dried thyme
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn starch

How to Make Nor’s Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Step-by-Step

  1. PreHeat oven to 400 degree’s
  2. Remove tenderloins from package. Usually you will have 2 pieces.
  3. In a bowl. Mix brown sugar, salt, pepper, thyme, and garlic powder together.
  4. Rub mixture into all sides of tenderloins
  5. On high heat. Place olive oil into fry pan. Sear all sides of pork loins. They Should be browned from caramelization of sugars. It will take about 5 minutes to sear them.
  6. Remove pork tenderloins to a 13x9 inch pan . Wrap bacon slices around Tenderloins. Slightly over lapping pieces of bacon.
  7. Mix honey and brown sugar together. Heat in microwave one minute.remove from oven and stir.
  8. Spoon and spread mixture over top of bacon.
  9. Place in 400 degree oven uncovered. Bake 15 minutes.
  10. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degree’s. After 15 more minutes. Lay foil over top.
  11. Bake an additional 20-30 minutes. Remove from oven to platter and let rest 10 minutes before slicing.
  12. While Pork is resting make sauce.
  13. Into a pan place a tsp of olive oil. Add chopped garlic. Cook until fragrant about 1 minute. Do not brown the garlic. Add pineapple juice, pan drippings. soy sauce, brown sugar, Thyme, salt and pepper. Cook to boiling.
  14. Reduce heat to low. Remove pan from heat. In a cup or bowl. Mix corn starch with water. Mix well.
  15. Stirring frequently add corn starch slurry to pineapple juice mixture.
  16. Place back on low heat. Stir until thickened. Remove from heat. ( Note: this mixture gets too thick from sitting. Add additional water and sir to thin sauce out over low heat. )
  17. Slice tenderloin. Plate tenderloin. Top with sauce.

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About Nor’s Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free Wheat Free
Other Tag: For Kids



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