Island Pork Tenderloin (Optional Salad)

Recipe by Mrs Goodall
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Stir together salt, pepper, cumin, chili powder, and cinnamon, then coat pork with spice rub.
  • Heat oil in an ovenproof 12-inch heavy skillet over moderately high heat until just beginning to smoke, then brown pork, turning, about 4 minutes total. Leave pork in skillet.
  • Make glaze and roast pork:
  • Stir together brown sugar, garlic, and Tabasco and pat onto top of each tenderloin. Roast in middle of oven until thermometer inserted diagonally in center of each tenderloin registers 140°F, about 20 minutes. Let pork stand in skillet at room temperature 10 minutes. (Temperature will rise to about 155°F while standing.).
  • Make vinaigrette while pork roasts:
  • Whisk together juices, mustard, curry powder, salt, and pepper, then add oil in a stream, whisking until emulsified.
  • Prepare salad ingredients while pork stands:
  • Cut peel, including white pith, from oranges with a sharp knife, then cut oranges crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Toss spinach, cabbage, bell pepper, and raisins in a large bowl with about 1/4 cup vinaigrette. Halve, pit, and peel avocados, then cut diagonally into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
  • Assemble salad:
  • Cut pork at a 45-degree angle into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Line a large platter with dressed salad and arrange sliced pork, oranges, and avocados in rows on top. Drizzle some vinaigrette over avocados and oranges. Pour any juices from skillet over pork.
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