How To Cook Pork Tenderloin


When it comes to how to cook pork tenderloin, there are a few important factors to address if you want to get the pork tenderloin to taste as delicious as it can possibly be.

Don’t Overcook Pork Tenderloin

One of the most important things to remember when you are cooking pork tenderloin is not to overcook it. If you overcook the pork tenderloins then this will cause the pork to become very dry.

Use A Meat Thermometer

Especially when you are learning how to cook pork tenderloin, it is a good idea to use a meat thermometer to better determine just when it is cooked or not. Having a range of 150-165 degrees is usually recommended.

Don’t Cut A Tenderloin To See If It’s Cooked

Often when people are cooking, they cut into the meat to test for color, however, doing this with pork tenderloin will cause too many lovely juices to run out.

Marinate Pork Tenderloin First

If you want to make your pork more flavored, then you can marinate it or season it before cooking.

Freeze Pork Tenderloin When A Good Price

Pork tenderloin can be expensive to buy, so when you see it cheap, it is a good idea to stock up and freeze them. They can be kept frozen for 3 – 6 months.

Below is a popular recipe that includes step by step instructions on how to cook pork tenderloin:

How To Cook Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients:
2 pork tenderloins
1 jar good quality mayonnaise
2 sachets dry onion soup mix
1 baking dish or dish
375°F oven.

How To Cook Pork Tenderloin recipe

  • Pat the tenderloins with a paper towel until dry and place in a baking pan or dish. Coat tenderloins with mayonnaise nice and thick.
  • Spread soup mix on cutting board and crush well with a large spoon or rolling pin.
  • Evenly sprinkle crushed soup mix on the mayonnaise all around the outside of the tenderloins.
  • Bake for around 35 to 45 minutes while uncovered, with temp around 160°F.

The addition of mayonnaise results in the most fantastic pork loin ever. It helps melt in the soup mix resulting in a very soft crust that you need to see to believe. If you want to impress your friends, just try it.

We hope this has given you some inspiration on how to cook a pork tenderloin just perfectly.

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