New Mexico Rubbed Pork Tenderloin With Bourbon Ancho Sauce

Recipe by jenpalombi
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For Rub: Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Heat olive oil in a medium saute pan, over high heat.
  • Season pork with salt on both sides.
  • Rub the pork evenly (and generously!) with the spice rub.
  • Sear the pork on both sides until golden brown.
  • Cook in the oven to medium doneness, about 10 minutes.
  • For Sauce: Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Add the onions and cook until soft.
  • Add the bourbon and cook until completely reduced.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and cook until reduced by half.
  • Strain through a fine mesh strainer, return mixture to the pan, and cook to sauce consistency.
  • Add the remaining 2 tablespoons of bourbon and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Season with salt.
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