Maple Glazed Pork Tenderloin

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 264.4
  • Total Fat: 8.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 84.5 mg
  • Sodium: 67.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 27.4 g

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Introduction

Adapted from CooksIllustrated.com Adapted from CooksIllustrated.com
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    * 1/3 cup maple syrup, preferably grade B
    * 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
    * Pinch ground cloves
    * Pinch cayenne pepper
    * 1 boneless blade-end pork loin roast, tied at even intervals along length with 5 pieces butcher's twine
    * 3/4 tsp salt
    * 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
    * 2 tsp vegetable oil

Directions

1. Adjust oven rack to middle position; heat oven to 325˚F.
2. Stir maple syrup, cinnamon, cloves and cayenne together in small bowl.
3. Pat roast dry with paper towels, then sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper.
4. Heat oil in heavy-bottomed ovenproof 10" nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until just beginning to smoke, about 3 minutes.
5. Place roast fat-side down in skillet and cook until well browned, about 3 minutes. Using tongs, rotate roast one-quarter turn and cook until well browned, about 2.5 minutes; repeat until roast is well browned on all sides. Transfer roast to large plate.
6. Reduce heat to medium and pour off fat from skillet; add maple syrup mixture and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds (syrup will bubble immediately).
7. Off heat, return roast to skillet; using tongs, roll to coat roast with glaze on all sides.
8. Place skillet in oven and roast until center of roast registers 135˚F on instant read thermometer (35 to 45 minutes). Using tongs to roll and spin roast to coat with glaze twice during roasting time.
9. Transfer roast to carving board; set skillet aside to cool slightly to thicken glaze, about 5 minutes. Pour glaze over roast and let rest 15 minutes longer (center of loin should read 150˚F).
10. Snip twince off roast, cut into 1/4" slices, and serve immediately.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MZHARRIS04.

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