Proteins

Perfect Pork Tenderloin

Perfect Pork Tenderloin
 
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup fresh parsley leaves, divided
  • ⅔ cup fresh cilantro leaves, divided
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 shallot, chopped
Instructions
  1. Combine 2 tablespoons oil, ¼ cup parsley, ⅓ cup cilantro, cumin, and red pepper in a shallow dish. Add pork. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate 1 hour, turning once.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  3. Sprinkle pork with ½ teaspoon salt and black pepper. Place pork on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill for 8 minutes. Turn pork over, and grill 7 minutes or until a thermometer registers 145°. Remove pork from grill. Let stand for 5 minutes. Slice pork crosswise.
  4. Combine ¾ cup parsley, ⅓ cup cilantro, ¼ teaspoon salt, oregano, and remaining ingredients in a food processor; pulse 10 times. Drizzle ¼ cup olive oil through food chute with food processor on. Serve with pork.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 3 oz pork, 2 Tbsp sauce Calories: 319 Fat: 23 g Carbohydrates: 3 g Sodium: 430 mg Protein: 24 g

 

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