Citrus Honey Pork Tenderloin

Servings 6 servings


  • 2 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 1 orange juiced
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate pork tenderloin for 20 minutes (see recipe).
  • COOKING INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Place tenderloin in a large zipper-topped plastic bag. In a medium bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients (orange juice through salt and pepper); pour over pork then seal bag and turn to coat.
  • Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Place marinated tenderloin in a large baking dish; bake for 25 to 30 minutes until no longer pink in the center.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Baked butternut squash and steamed green beans.
VEGETARIAN: Instead of pork, use sliced eggplant.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure vinegar and mustard are gluten free.
NUTRITION: 294 Calories; 8g Fat (23.3% calories from fat); 35g Protein; 21g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 104mg Cholesterol; 298mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 5 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 0 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.
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