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Sweet and Spicy Pork Tenderloin

Sweet and Spicy Pork TenderloinDried herbs and cayenne mellowed with butter and honey create a light glaze for these quickly broiled pork medallions. Serve on mashed potatoes accompanied with steamed green beans.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 whole pork tenderloin, about 1 pound, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces
2 teaspoons dried tarragon
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons melted butter
1 1/2 tablespoons honey

Cooking Directions:

  1. In small bowl combine tarragon, thyme, black pepper, cayenne and salt.
  2. Brush both sides of pork tenderloin medallions with butter; sprinkle evenly with herb seasoning.
  3. Broil pork 5 to 6 inches from heat sources for 2 minutes on each side; brush with honey and broil for another minute.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 230 calories Protein 24 grams Fat 12 grams Sodium 260 milligrams Cholesterol 90 milligrams Saturated Fat 6 grams Carbohydrates 7 grams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.