4 servings (serving size: 1/4 tenderloin)

Pork tenderloins are luscious-and easy to cook. Serve with couscous flavored with golden raisins, scallions, and toasted sliced almonds.

How to Make It

Step 1

In a large glass baking dish, mix lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and 3 tablespoons of the cilantro. Add tenderloins; marinate at room temperature, turning frequently, for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Toss together remaining tablespoon of cilantro, and lemon zest; set aside.

Step 3

Heat broiler. Broil tenderloins on a broiler pan 5 to 6 inches from heat for 8 minutes, turn, and broil 5 to 7 minutes longer. they should be browned and cooked through; an instant-read thermometer should register 145º to 150º. Transfer to a cutting board, sprinkle with cilantro-lemon zest mixture; let stand 10 minues.

Step 4

Reserve one tenderloin, let stand until at room temperature, and store covered and refigerated for up to three days.

Step 5

Slice remaining tenderloin into 1/4-inch slices, and arrange on plates. Serve immediately.

Step 6

How kids can help: Sprinkle cilantro-lemon zest mixture on tenderloin.

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