Lemon Pork Tenderloin
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- CHILL TIME
- 30 Min
- COOK TIME
- 20 Min
This one's in the bag...really! That's 'cause our Lemon Pork Tenderloin marinates in a bag filled with a flavorful mixture of lemon juice, garlic, and other seasonings. (The extra marinade is used to make a super sauce too!)
What You'll Need:
- 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
- 1/4 cup lemon juice (see Note)
- 1 (3-ounce) jar capers, undrained
- 4 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
- 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin (2 tenderloins)
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
What To Do:
In a large resealable plastic storage bag or a shallow dish, combine 1/4 cup oil, the lemon juice, capers, and garlic; add tenderloins. Seal bag or cover dish and refrigerate for 30 minutes, turning tenderloins after 15 minutes.
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining oil . Place tenderloins in skillet, reserving marinade. Cook 10 to 12 minutes, turning to brown on all sides until cooked to medium or desired doneness beyond that. Remove to a cutting board and cover to keep warm.
Place reserved marinade, sugar, and salt in skillet and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes.
Slice pork and serve topped with sauce.
If you don't have any fresh lemons on hand, you can substitute with bottled lemon juice.
Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Calories 222
- Calories from Fat 103
- Total Fat 11g 18 %
- Saturated Fat 2.0g 10 %
- Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
- Protein 24g 48 %
- Cholesterol 74mg 25 %
- Sodium 571mg 24 %
- Total Carbohydrates 3.5g 1 %
- Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0 %
- Sugars 2.4g 0 %
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