Easy Recipe Pork Tenderloin
This just might be the most easy pork tenderloin recipe you have ever made. Short notice, you just find out company is coming to dinner and you need something fast that won’t disappoint. All you need is some pork tenderloin and a bottle of salad dressing and you’re set. Recipes for pork tenderloin should all be this simple.
The instructions for this tenderloin recipe are for oven roasting, however this pork recipe can also be done on the grill
1. In a large resealable food bag or glass container with a cover add the pork. Pour salad dressing over the meat, seal and refrigerate 1-4 hours turning occasionally to distribute the marinade evenly. If using a resealable food bag press out as much air as possible.
2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Drain and discard the marinade, place meat in a baking dish. Cook the tenderloin 20-30 minutes until the center reaches 145-150 degrees on an instant-read thermometer.
3. Remove meat, tent with foil 10-15 minutes, temperature should rise another 5-10 degrees.
4. Slice pork thinly across the grain and serve with rice or vegetables.
Below is a cooking chart for pork. Remember you should always use an instant-read thermometer to check the doneness of a roast, pork tenderloin cooking times are only guidelines. 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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