Chinese Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Chinese Pork Tenderloin Recipe

A very tasty marinade for pork tenderloin that is easy to prepare and well suited for whole pork tenderloin.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves minced or pressed
  • 1 tablespoon sherry
  • 1 tablespoon light or dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger,peeled & minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
  • 2 pork tenderloin
  • Cooking Instructions
    Chinese Pork Tenderloin Recipe


    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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    Oven Temperatures

    Fahrenheit (°F) Celsius (°C)

    125° 52°

    150° 66°

    175° 80°

    200° 93°

    225° 107°

    250° 121°

    275° 135°

    300° 149°

    325° 163°

    350° 177°

    375° 190°

    400° 205°

    425° 218°

    450° 232°

    475° 246°

    500° 260°

    US To Metric System Chart

    Oven Temperatures

    Fahrenheit (°F) Celsius (°C)

    125° 52°

    150° 66°

    175° 80°

    200° 93°

    225° 107°

    250° 121°

    275° 135°

    300° 149°

    325° 163°

    350° 177°

    375° 190°

    400° 205°

    425° 218°

    450° 232°

    475° 246°

    500° 260°