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Santa Fe Pork Tenderloin Sandwich

No recipe image available.This spicy, corn tortilla chip-crumb coated pork tenderloin sandwich will become a favorite.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 small pork tenderloin, about 3/4 pound
1/4 cup fine corn tortilla chip crumbs
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 large sandwich buns, split and toasted

Suggested Toppings:
Sliced tomato
Sliced onion
Sour cream
Lime wedges for squeezing

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut tenderloin on the diagonal into 1/2-inch-thick pieces. Put each piece between two pieces of waxed paper or plastic wrap and gently, with heel of hand, press tenderloin pieces to 1/8-inch thickness.
  2. In shallow bowl blend well tortilla chip crumbs, paprika, chili powder, cumin, onion powder and salt.
  3. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over high heat. Coat each tenderloin piece on with crumb mixture. Brown well on each side.
  4. Serve on toasted sandwich buns with desired toppings.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.