- For Pork
- 2 pork tenderloins (2 to 2½ pounds total), trimmed
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- For Spice rub
- 2 teaspoons salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper, ground
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
- For glaze
- ¾ cup packed dark brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons garlic, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon Tabasco or Sriracha
Preheat oven for 350 degrees.
Combine all spice ingredients for rub in a small bowl and apply on pork – covering both sides, leave it to sit for a while.
Heat two tablespoons of oil in a ovenproof skillet and place tenderloin in, brown pork, turning, about 4 minutes total. Leave pork in skillet.
In a small bowl make a glaze of brown sugar, garlic and tabasco sauce. Put the mixture on top of pork tenderloin.
Heat the oven to 350 degrees and place in the skillet with pork tenderloin.
Bake it for about 20 minutes, until glaze is fully coated or instant-read themometer inserted in the center of each tenderloin registers 140˚ F.
When it’s done, cover the meat with foil and leave it at room temperature for 10 minutes.
Cut into 12 medium slices and serve immediately with your favorite side dish.