Apple Brandy-Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart

A quick baste midway through cooking flavors the pork crust, promotes browning, and keeps the meat moist.

Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: 3 ounces pork and about 1 tablespoon sauce)
Total:
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Recipe Time

Hands On: 15 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 269
  • Fat: 6.3g
  • Saturated fat: 3.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 24.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 16.6g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Cholesterol: 84mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 308mg
  • Calcium: 11mg

Ingredients

  • 3 cups unfiltered apple cider
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 3 thyme sprigs
  • 1 large shallot, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 2 (3/4-pound) pork tenderloins, trimmed
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

  1. 1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 1/2 cup (about 32 minutes). Remove from heat; discard thyme and shallot. Stir in butter, mustard, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  2. 2. Preheat oven to 475°.
  3. 3. Sprinkle pork evenly with remaining 3/8 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Lightly coat with cooking spray. Place pork in a roasting pan; bake at 475° for 9 minutes. Turn pork over; brush evenly with 2 tablespoons cider mixture. Bake an additional 8 minutes or until thermometer inserted in the thickest portion of pork registers 140°. Let pork stand for 10 minutes. Slice pork, and serve with remaining sauce.
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