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Spiked Pork Tenderloin with Sunny Pear Chutney

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Southern Living DECEMBER 2001

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings
  • Cook time: 35 Minutes
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Other: 40 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 (2.8-ounce) package pork tenderloins
  • Sunny Pear Chutney


Combine first 7 ingredients in a large shallow dish; add pork. Cover and chill 30 minutes, turning occasionally.

Remove pork from marinade, reserving marinade. Bring marinade to a boil in a saucepan; keep warm.

Place pork on a lightly greased rack in a roasting pan.

Bake at 375° for 30 to 35 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 160°, basting often with reserved marinade. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with Sunny Pear Chutney.


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