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    Mojo Pork Tenderloin

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    1 hrs

    30 mins

    30 mins

    Gourmet Muse's Note:

    A friend's recipe. Savory and good! Serve with dirty rice and a fruit salsa.

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    Serves: 4


    4 ounce ...

    Units: US | Metric


    1. 1
      Mix together the orange juice, lime juice, chopped parsley, chopped oregano, thyme leaves, minced garlic, salt and olive oil in a large glass bowl. (This makes approximately 3 cups.).
    2. 2
      Place the pork tenderloins in a zipper bag and add two cups of the marinade. Seal the bag and marinate at least overnight. Place the remaining marinade in the refrigerator.
    3. 3
      When you are ready to cook the pork, place a large non-stick skillet in an oven and preheat to 450°F.
    4. 4
      While the pan is preheating, remove the marinating pork tenderloin and the extra marinade. Strain the cup of extra marinade in a small sauce pan over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer gently to reduce by half.
    5. 5
      Remove the pork tenderloins and place them on a plate. Strain the remaining marinade and discard the strained herbs and garlic, reserving the liquid.
    6. 6
      Place the pork tenderloins in the preheated pan and return the pan to the oven. Cook for about 4 minutes and turn the pork every 3 minutes after that, until all the sides are seared. After the second turn, baste with 1/2 cup of the strained marinade, coating the tenderloins well.
    7. 7
      As the pork cooks and the marinade is reduced, continue to baste with 1/4 to 1/2 cup at a time to create a caramelized glaze on the pork. It should take 20 – 25 minutes to reach an internal temperature of 160°F As the pork is finishing, add the remaining marinade to create a syrupy sauce.
    8. 8
      Remove the pork from the oven and let rest on the counter for about 3 minutes before carving. Serve with the reduced sauce from the pan.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mojo Pork Tenderloin

    Serving Size: 1 (133 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 189.8
    Calories from Fat 86
    Total Fat 9.5 g
    Saturated Fat 2.6 g
    Cholesterol 74.8 mg
    Sodium 203.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 1.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    Sugars 0.2 g
    Protein 23.5 g

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