Chinese Pork Tenderloin Recipe
A very tasty marinade for pork tenderloin that is easy to prepare and well suited for whole pork tenderloin.
The instructions for cooking pork tenderloin recipe are for oven roasting, however this recipe can also be done on the grill.
1. Place tenderloin in a shallow glass dish or large resealable food bag. Mix in a bowl hoisin sauce, soy sauce, garlic, sherry, brown sugar, sesame oil and Chinese five-spice powder.
2. Pour marinade over the meat, cover and refrigerate 4-8 hours turning occasionally to distribute the marinade evenly. If using a resealable food bag press out as much air as possible.
3. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cook the tenderloin 20-30 minutes until the center of the pork tenderloin temperature reaches 145-150 degrees on a instant-read thermometer.
4. Tent with foil 10-15 minutes, temperature should rise another 5-10 degrees. Thinly slice across the grain and serve with rice or vegetables.
Below is a cooking chart for pork roast. Remember you should always use an instant-read thermometer to check the doneness of a roast. The internal temperature will rise about 5-10 degrees during resting time, remove the roast 5-10 degrees before desired doneness.
|Doneness||Description||Meat Thermometer Reading|
|Medium||Pink throughout||145-150 degrees|
|Medium-Well||Slightly pink in center||150-160 degrees|
|Well-Done||Beige-pink throughout||160-170 degrees|
It is not recommended pork be cooked less than medium doneness.
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