Cardamom-Coffee Rubbed Pork Tenderloin
  • 2 Tbsp chilli powder
  • 1tsp instant coffee or expresso
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 – 2lb. Ontario pork tenderloin
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  1. In a small air-tight container, combine rub ingredients. Stir, seal and store for up to a month. Makes ½ cup.
  2. Preheat oven to 450ºF.
  3. Pat pork tenderloin dry with paper towel. Rub ¼ cup
  4. CARDAMOM-COFFEE RUB over the pork covering all sides.
  5. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork tenderloin and brown on all sides, 3-5 minutes. Transfer to a foil-lined baking sheet and bake 17-23 minutes or until an instant read thermometer reads 155ºF in thickest part. Let rest for 5 minutes until an internal temperature of 160ºF is reached.
  6. Slice and serve sprinkled with chopped parsley.
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