Honey Orange Pork Tenderloin
(serves 4, adapted from here)
- 1/3 cup orange marmalade
- 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 1 lb. pork tenderloin
- Salt & pepper, to taste
- Optional: fresh orange zest, for topping
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the orange marmalade, cider vinegar, soy sauce, honey, and garlic.
3. Reserve 2 tablespoons from this mixture and set aside.
4. Place an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat on your stove top and add the olive oil.
5. Season the pork tenderloin with salt & pepper, and add the pork to the pan.
6. Cook the pork for about 1 to 2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
7. Once the meat is seared, remove from the skillet and drain the oil from the pan.
8. Place the pork back on the skillet, and pour half of the sauce over the tenderloin.
9. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
10. After the 10 minutes, remove the skillet from the oven and flip the tenderloin over.
11. Pour the remaining sauce (except for the 2 reserved tablespoons) over top and bake at 350 degrees for an additional 10 minutes (or until fully cooked).
12. Remove from the oven and let stand for 10 minutes.
13. Before serving, drizzle the remaining 2 tablespoons of sauce on top of the pork, and add orange zest (optional). Slice, and serve.