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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 276.7
  • Total Fat: 9.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 90.9 mg
  • Sodium: 379.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 32.2 g

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Island Pork Tenderloin

Submitted by: MISSEDMIN
Island Pork Tenderloin

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    16 oz pork tenderloi, lean
    0.5 tsp salt
    0.4 tsp pepper
    0.5 tsp chile powder
    0.5 tsp ground cumin
    0.5 tsp cinnamon
    2 tsp olive oil
    0.25 c brown sugar packed
    0.5 T fresh garlic, finely chopped
    0.5 T tabasco sauce

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Stir together salt, pepper, cumin, chile powder, and cinnamon, then coat pork with the spice rub.
3. Heat 1 T oil in a 12-inch skillet over moderately high heat and brown pork, turning about 4 minutes
4. Stir together brown sugar, garlic, and Tabasco and pat onto top of tenderloin. Place pork in roasting pan and cook in the oven for 20 minutes.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MISSEDMIN.





TAGS:  Beef/Pork |

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is a FABULOUS P90X recipe. We had it last night for the first time and the pork flavor was incredible!! I cooked it in a pyrex baking dish in the oven for 1 hour covered in foil. When I pulled it out, I sliced the meat in the pyrex dish and let the slices soak up some of the juice. YUMMY! - 4/25/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    wow - so easy and had a nice kick! Will definitely make this again. - 9/14/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good recipe. I didn't give it 5 stars because I reserve that for WOW recipes. I browned it as the recipe said, then baked at 350 for 50 minutes, and it was very moist. We liked it, and didn't think it was spicy-hot at all. May add cayenne next time! - 8/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    How delicious was THAT! We loved it. I made it for my hubby and my one year old son. We will definitely be having it again. I cooked mine for 30 minutes, then put foil over top and dropped the temp to 325 for another 12-15 minutes. Served it with rice pilaf and broccoli. Very yummy! - 8/23/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Easy, tasted great, and I served it to my parents with rave reviews! - 7/22/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    the whole family liked this meal. - 6/16/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very different!! made it with chops instead. I like sweeter pork, bf likes spicy... worked out perfect! thanx. will make again - 6/22/09

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  • Made this delicious recipe tonight. I used a pork shoulder picnic roast instead, because we are a family of 7. The flavor was different, and superb. Excellent texture, very moist. I had to increase the amount of seasoning. Served with brown rice and String beans, with onions, red peppers and garlic. - 8/6/13

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  • All I can say is Yummmm....Oh, and I will make this again! - 1/16/13

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  • My entire family loves this. Wasn't sure if it would be too spicy for a 2 and 5 year old but they loved it. Awesome recipe - 11/28/12

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  • Very Very good!!! even my 8 yr old liked it!! Leftovers was wonderful the next couple days!! - 9/1/12

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  • This was Phenomenal! Loved it! Added a little more spice and Scriacha hot sauce since I didn't have tobasco. Also, the only pineapple in the house was a small can of crushed in own juice. I added that to the roasting pan and baked (after browning) for 35 min. Should have baked for only 20 min. - 8/11/12

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  • Loved it. Simple technique, fairly complex flavor considering. Perfect for a quick dinner. I did add the pineapple to the roasting pan, and my kids thought that was super fun. - 6/11/12

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  • ymmy yummy in the tummy! - 6/8/12

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  • AWESOME! I jazzed it up by doubleing the chili,cumin and cinnamon!I baked a peeled/slice apple with it for 15 minutes then added real fresh pineapple slices for the last 15 minutes. ThenI made rice with kiwi, strawberries,the baked pineapple&apples,green onions and cilantro with it. OMG!I loved it!! - 4/29/12

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  • It came out very good, but if you like it a spicy, I would add more of the Chile powder & a bit more tabasco sauce to the brown sugar mixture. Will definitely make again. - 2/8/12

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  • very tender and flavorful - 11/20/11

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  • Loved it the first time I made and now making it again. Am adding a sliced apple to the roaster to add a bit of moisture. Will save this recipe to my keepers. Thank you for sharing - 10/26/11

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  • Outstanding. One of the best pork tenderloins I have ever had. Thanks for sharing. - 8/6/11

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  • I had to rate this somewhere in the middle. My husband wasn't a fan, but I liked it just fine. I thought it needed to be a bit spicier, so if I make it again I'd have a heavier hand with the chili, cumin and tabasco. - 4/14/11

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  • this is amazing, my husband talked about it for days. He took some to work and some guys he works with asked me to make one for all of them - 3/11/11

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  • Excellent! Made it JUST like the recipe says... the meat had great flavor..sweet with a spicy kick and my meat was moist and tender. everyone loved it. - 1/31/11

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  • I believe in following a recipe as written the first time, then make pesonal ajustments if I choose to make it again. I wouldn't change a thing! This was moist, delicious, and company-perfect! - 1/19/11

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  • I loved this and my DH loved it too. I added too much cinnamon by accident, but it was still really good!! We'll definitely make this again. - 1/11/11

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  • Loved the rub! Very tasty! - 11/6/10

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  • Everyone in the family liked it. It was quite moist. A bit spicy for the kids, even though I left out the tabasco sauce, but they ate it anyway! - 9/20/10

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  • Absolutely loved it. So tender and flavorful. This was an easy recipe and we were eating within 30 minutes. Good healthy meal and quick too! - 6/13/10

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  • Even my boyfriend who says he hates pork, loved this recipe! Thanks for sharing! - 6/2/10

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  • Excellent pork tenderloin recipe! I didn't change a thing. - 5/22/10

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  • Terrific! - 4/28/10

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  • This is very good! I will definitely make it again. Yum! - 4/22/10

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  • just took out pork chops and am making it tonight. i already know we will love it by just looking at the ingredients. thanks :) - 3/15/10

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  • This was delicious! Just a little hint of heat! - 3/3/10

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  • My fiance made the marinade for this and read my directions wrong. Instead of using .5 teaspon for some things he did...5 teaspons. So, it turned out spicy, but it was actually REALLY good that way! - 2/13/10

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  • Excellent! My family loves hot and spicy. I used Splenda brown sugar, but otherwise followed the recipe. Not only will I make it again, I'm preparing it right now for dinner! - 1/17/10

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  • Great protein dish. - 1/7/10

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  • My favorite Pork recipe! Super easy to make! - 10/15/09

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  • Very good pork. We will have this again. - 10/8/09

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  • This was incredible! Best pork tenderloin I've cooked. It was moist, juicy, full of flavor and my whole family gobbled it up. I cooked 2 pounds for 5 people and it was nearly polished off. I served it with Bahama Breeze Cinnamon Yams. - 10/3/09

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  • I made a similar dish at Dream Dinners and I must say this is much better. My husband and I thought this was the best tenderloin I have ever made-and I make them a lot!!! - 10/1/09

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  • I made this recipe for my family . I didnt have chili powder so I used Chili Mix which already had the cumin and garlic in it . I used minced garlic instead of fresh . This recipe was fantastic . My husband wants me to try this with a steak . Would be wonderful with pineapples . - 7/16/09

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  • Just made this, it was AWESOME! Instead of Tabaso sauce, I used a caribbean hot sauce to make it even more spicy. This was wonderful! First time I've ever cooked pork tenderloin and I love it! Will make it again! Super easy too! - 6/23/09

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  • Very tasty and very easy. I added pineapple slices during cooking, came out great. - 5/18/09

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  • This was delicious!!! I didn't have any cumin, but it still came out with so much flavor. We will be making this one regularly!! - 3/17/09

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  • We loved this with hot and savory sweet potatoes it was an awesome meal for Valentines Day. - 2/20/09

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  • so good! but to cut down on fat i used a non stick spray to brown the meat instead of oil. didn't have tenderloin, so i used some pork steaks. amazing and my husband said this was a keeper! - 2/12/09

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  • I absolutely loved this! I would use a little less tabasco next time, but other than that, it was AWESOME! - 1/30/09

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  • I would use just a little bit less brown sugar and the thought of slicing it in the pan is an excellent idea. I would do that next time. - 1/3/09

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  • Okay, I am a vegetarian so I can't comment from my own experience, but I made this last night for my husband, and he absolutely loved it. And it was so easy! Will definitely make again. - 6/18/08

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  • This is excellent. My husband loved it and the leftovers were even better. The tabasco gives it just a hint of "kik", but not so much that people who don't like spicy foods wouldn't eat it. - 6/18/08

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  • Extremely tasty. The pork was so tender and juicy, I never wanted it to end. This will become a regular. - 6/17/08

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  • My husband and family love this! Have made it 3 times total. Great Recipe! - 6/16/08

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  • This was very good! I made it this weekend. I don't normally make food too spicy so next time I may add less cumin or tabasco. But I will make again for sure! - 6/11/08

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  • The whole family loved it. I would cut down on the cinnamon and increases the chili powder.
    - 5/25/08

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  • My boyfriend and I both enjoyed this very much. The flavor was amazing and the pork was very tender. - 5/19/08

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  • I made this for my dad & it was great. I used a roasting bag & added a little water. The flavor just stewed back into the meat & it was fork tender. Great Recipe - 5/18/08

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  • My husband, 3yo and I all loved this. Will def. make it again! - 5/13/08

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  • Delicious, fast and easy. My husband and I really liked this recipe. Wonderful flavors. - 5/9/08

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  • Everyone loved this! 6 year old all the way up to grown husband. Served with the egglplant spicy dip on french bread topped with mozarella and a fresh fruit. Made a lovely meal. My 6 year old was asking for more... which is rare. - 5/2/08

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  • My hubby and I loved it. I made 2 tenderloins and was going to freeze one. We decided it was so good, that we have it in a salad for lunch today. - 5/2/08

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  • great flavor, I would make this again if my Hubby was not against it. He said it reminded him too much of French toast. So I may try it again without the cinnamon just so I can have it once more. I liked it very much and would make it just as the recipe is listed If I was the only one eating - 4/30/08

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