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Island Glazed Pork Tenderloin

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Island Glazed Pork Tenderloin – easy 30 minute juicy pork tenderloin with a sweet and spicy island-inspired glaze!


  • 1 – 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin (two small or one medium-large tenderloin)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Rub

  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Glaze

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce (see note) OR hot sauce
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Drizzle an oven-safe pan or skillet (such as a cast-iron skillet) with the olive oil and preheat on the stove over medium-high heat til the oil is hot. (See notes for alternative cooking option)
  • Whisk together all rub ingredients. Sprinkle the rub mixture all over the tenderloin and use your fingers to massage into the meat.
  • Place tenderloin in skillet and allow to brown for 3-4 minutes, turning the meat throughout to sear on all sides.
  • Mix the glaze ingredients together and spread mixture over the tenderloin. Transfer to preheated oven and bake for about 20 minutes until cooked through.
  • Cut tenderloin into 1-inch thick slices. Use a spoon to drizzle the glaze from the pan all over the tenderloin just before serving.
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