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Cooking from Scratch - Recipes with Pork

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by on Dec. 8, 2008 at 1:41 PM
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by Group Owner on May. 13, 2012 at 4:23 PM
Pork Tenderloin with Smoky Espresso Rub Photo by: Photo: Oxmoor House

Pork Tenderloin with Smoky Espresso Rub

Turn up the wow factor as pork tenderloin gets dressed up with the palate-pleasing tastes of smoky and sweet.

Oxmoor House AUGUST 2011

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork and 4 teaspoons sauce)


  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Spanish smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon instant espresso granules or 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup water


1. Preheat oven to 425°.

2. Combine first 7 ingredients. Rub sugar mixture over pork. Cover and let stand 15 minutes.

3. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Heat oil in pan. Add pork; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink).

4. Remove pork from pan, reserving drippings in pan. Cover pork and let stand 5 minutes. Stir 1/2 cup water into drippings, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Drizzle sauce over pork.

by Group Owner on May. 13, 2012 at 4:24 PM

This one is on the menu for tomorrow night!

Hoisin-Glazed Pork Chops

Hoisin-Glazed Pork Chops

Give ho-hum pork chops exciting new flavor in just 10 minutes prep time. Hoisin sauce, ginger and honey make a winning Asian-influenced combo.

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  cup barbecue sauce
1/4 cup hoisin sauce
tablespoons dry sherry, if desired
tablespoon honey
pork boneless loin chops, about 1/2 inch thick (about 1 pound)
teaspoon garlic pepper
teaspoon salt
teaspoon ground ginger
  1. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Mix barbecue sauce, hoisin sauce, sherry and honey in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until flavors are blended.
  2. Sprinkle pork with garlic pepper, salt and ginger. Cover and grill pork 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 10 to 12 minutes, turning frequently and brushing with hoisin glaze during last 5 minutes of grilling, until pork is no longer pink in center.
  3. Heat remaining glaze to boiling; boil and stir 1 minute. Serve pork with remaining glaze.
Makes 4 servings
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