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Orange Baked Pork Tenderloin
Source: National Pork Board

Pork with a sweet orange sauce.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 208.8
Total Carbs 9.4 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 6.6 g
Total Fat 5.6 g
Saturated Fat 2.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Potassium 553.1 mg
Protein 27.8 g
Sodium 123.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Fruits , 3 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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2 lb  Pork, tenderloin, lean, raw
2 tbsp  Butter, unsalted
0 1/2 tsp  ground thyme
1 pinch  ground cayenne (red pepper)
1 cup  orange juice
2 tbsp  white all purpose flour
1 tbsp  sugar
0 3/4 cup  orange juice
2 tsp  aromatic bitters
  1. Preheat oven to 375 Degrees F.
  2. Pat tenderloins dry with paper towel.
  3. Mix butter, thyme and cayenne and spread mixture on the tenderloins.
  4. Place meat in a 12x8x2-inch buttered baking dish.
  5. Pour 1 cup orange juice into pan.
  6. Bake 20-30 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 155-160 degrees F.
  7. Baste several times with cooking liquid.
  8. Remove cooked tenderloins from pan, keep warm.
  9. Measure cooking liquid, adding orange juice to make 1 1/2 cups.
  10. Mix flour and sugar with 2 tablespoons orange juice and bitters in a saucepan.
  11. Add cooking liquid. Cook and stir until mixture boils and thickens.
  12. To serve, slice tenderloins into 1-inch slices and spoon sauce over all.

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