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sweet & spicy pork tenderloin

★★★★★ 4
a recipe by
Stacey Lawson
New Orleans, LA

Pork tenderloin with a sweet and spicy flavor - that is what I've created. Let the Crock Pot do the work for you in this simple recipe.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Sweet and sour, this pork tenderloin has a bit of a kick! The pork itself is super tender and juicy. After simmering in the slow cooker, the flavors of the sauce are fantastic. So simple and delicious, this is a slow cooker dinner everyone will ask for seconds of.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 4
serves 4-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 4 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For sweet & spicy pork tenderloin

  • 2 lb
    pork tenderloin
  • 1 md
    yellow onion
  • 8 Tbsp
    honey mustard salad dressing
  • 3 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3-4 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili paste
  • 2/3 c
  • salt and pepper
  • slow cooker

How To Make sweet & spicy pork tenderloin

  • Trimming and seasoning a pork tenderloin.
    Pat dry pork tenderloin and trim any excess fat. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Slow cooker with sliced onions, pork tenderloin, and water.
    Slice onion in rings and lay on bottom of slow cooker. Place pork tenderloin on top of onions. Pour water on bottom of slow cooker around tenderloin.
  • Sauce ingredients whisked together in a measuring cup.
    Mix together the remaining ingredients and whisk until combined. At this point, taste the mixture for sweetness and heat, and adjust to your liking.
  • Sauce poured over the pork tenderloin.
    Pour mixture over pork tenderloin.
  • Slow cooker set to cook.
    Set the slow cooker on high and cook for about 4 hours or on low for about 7 hours. Serve with your favorite side. Mine is basmati rice and then I garnish with fresh chopped green onions.