Spirited Pork Tenderloin with Fig and Chipolte Onions

Spirited Pork Tenderloin with Fig and Chipolte Onions

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1 whole pork tenderloin; about 1 pound
1 cup fig jam or preserves; divided
1/4 cup dark rum; divided
2 tablespoons olive oil; divided
1 tablesoon spicy brown mustard
1 clove Garlic; minced
4 cups sweet onions; thinly sliced
1 tablespoon chipolte chiles in adobe sauce *; minced
1/4 cup red bell pepper; chopped

Original recipe makes 4



Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a 13x9-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. Combine 1/2 cup jam, 2 tablespoons rum, 1 tablespoon oil, mustard and garlic; spread over pork tenderloin. Place tenderloin in prepared pan and roast 20-25 minutes, until meat thermometer interted reads 155 degrees F. Let tenderloin stand 5 minutes before slicing diagonally into 1/4-inch slices.

Meanwhile, heat remaining tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onions about 5minutes, stirring, until soft. Stir in remaining jam, rum and chipolte peppers. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, uncovered, 10 minutes or until slightly caramelized, stirring occasionally. Salt and pepper to taste.

Serve sliced pork with onion mixture. Sprinkle red peppers over both. Garnish platter with fresh sliced figs, if desired.

*Always wear rubber gloves when handling hot chiles.


Republished with permission, National Pork Board


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