Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

pork tenderloin with spicy orange & lime glaze

Recipe by
Barbara Pace
The Villages, FL

So easy! So tender! So tasty! Everyone loves this pork tenderloin. It has a great taste as is, but can easily be spiced up a bit.

yield 8 - 12
prep time 45 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Roast

Ingredients For pork tenderloin with spicy orange & lime glaze

  • 32 oz
    pork tenderloins, trimmed of fat & silverskin
  • 1 jar
    orange marmalade
  • 4 Tbsp
    lime juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1 Tbsp
    shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    five-spice powder
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 qt
    hot water
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c

How To Make pork tenderloin with spicy orange & lime glaze

  • 1
    Place the 2-16 ounce tenderloins in a zip-lock bag or glass container with cover. Pour cooled brine mixture over meat and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  • 2
    Place the marmalade, lime juice and shallot in a small sauce pan and boil for 2 minutes. Allow to cool.
  • 3
    Mix the chili powder, five-spice powder, sugar and salt in a small bowl.
  • 4
    Cover shallow pan with aluminum foil. Insert rack and spray with nonstick spray.
  • 5
    Remove meat from brine. Dry thoroughly. Place on rack in pan. Rub the spice mix all over the meat. Spoon half of the cooled glaze over the meat. Return meat, uncovered, to the refrigerator until time to roast.
  • 6
    Preheat oven to 450 degrees F
  • 7
    Remove meat from refrigerator. Roast until a thermometer inserted in the center of the tenderloin registers 145 degrees F.
  • 8
    When meat registers 145 degrees F, remove from oven, cover with foil and allow to rest for at least 20 minutes.
  • 9
    Slice meat on the diagonal, drizzle with glaze and serve.

Categories & Tags for Pork Tenderloin with Spicy Orange & Lime Glaze: