Spicy Pork Tenderloin with Bourbon Sauce

Prep Time: ? minutes | Cook Time: ? minutes | Total Time: ? minutes | Yield: 4 servings



  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 TBSP cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp bottled minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp black or white pepper


  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 (1 lb) pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • Cooking spray


  1. To prepare sauce, combine the first 6 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook until reduced to 1/2 cup (about 11 minutes), stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
  2. To prepare pork, combine chili powder, cinnamon, allspice, and salt, stirring well; Rub over pork.
  3. If you want to use grill, put whole tenderloin on medium grill. Cook 3-4 minutes each side. Slice and serve with sauce.
  4. If you want to cook pork in a skillet, cut pork crosswise into 12 slices. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with Pam. Add pork to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side. Serve with sauce.


Recipe Origin:  Tore out of local magazine.

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