Saturday, June 27, 2009

Sugar and Spice and everything nice Pork Tenderloin

Another one of the recipes my mom has used. This recipe also meets my sweet and salty needs. If you are sensitive to spicy foods, be careful because this one is firey!

Recipe adapted from Epicurious's Island Pork Tenderloin Recipe

2 ½ lbs Pork Tenderloin

1 ½ teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup brown sugar
2 ½ tablespoons chopped garlic
1 tablespoon Tabasco


Cook at 350°F.

Rub: Combine salt, pepper, cumin, chili powder, and cinnamon.

Pork Glaze: Combine brown sugar, garlic, and Tabasco.

Both the Rub and the Glaze can be prepared in advance.

Cover the pork with the Rub. Brown pork in a skillet (approximately 5 minutes). Cover the tenderloin with the glaze. Transfer the skillet to the Oven. Cook for 25 minutes, let stand for 10 minutes.

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