Apricot Glazed Pork Tenderloin

by angelaskitchen on June 4, 2008

Sometimes I need an extra fast meal.  A really, really fast meal that is a no brainer and everyone will eat.  This is that meal.  Apricot Glazed Pork Tenderloin is delicious, everyone thinks it is delicious, and it is a meal that doesn’t need lots of messing with from me while cooking up quickly.  Win!

Apricot Glazed Pork Tenderloin
 
For a variation, mix 3 tablespoons coarse ground mustard or Dijion mustard and ½ teaspoon dried thyme into the jam before brushing onto tenderloin.
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Recipe type: gluten free, dairy free, gfcf, pork
Serves: 6 to 8

Ingredients
  • 2 pounds pork tenderloin, trimmed of fat if needed
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • ¾ cup apricot preserves

Instructions
  1. Set oven rack to 6 inches from heat. Preheat broiler.
  2. Line a rimmed baking pan with parchment or foil. Place pork tenderloins on parchment and rub with oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Broil tenderloins for 10 minutes, flipping meat partway through cooking time. Meanwhile, heat apricot jam just until soft.
  4. After 10 minutes, remove tenderloins from oven and brush with apricot jam. Continue broiling for 10 minutes more, brushing with more jam every 5 minutes and flipping as needed. Cook until temperature of meat if 155 degrees F on an instant read thermometer.
  5. Tent tenderloins with foil and allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

 

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