Island Pork Tenderloin P90X

I cooked this little baby in the crock pot all day on low and it came out looking more like pulled pork. The flavors were intense with the spice rub and contrasted well with a salad. This dinner was supposed to be sliced pork tenderloin and a side salad for dinner, but since the pork was so tender it was falling apart… I went with a shredded pork salad instead.

Less dishes and more flavor combos. Sounds good to me.

I prepped this meal before work and came home to a delicious smelling garage… seriously, the flavors are that great.

P90X Island Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 16 oz Pork tenderloin,
  • .5 tsp salt
  • .25 tsp pepper,
  • .5 tsp chile powder
  • .5 tsp ground cumin
  • .5 tsp cinnamon
  • .25 c brown sugar
  • .5 tbs fresh garlic, finely chopped
  • .5 tbs Tabasco sauce
  • olive oil
Crock Pot Directions:
1. Stir together salt, pepper, chile powder, and cinnamon, then coat pork with spice rub.
2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over moderately high heat and brown pork, turning, about 4 minutes
3. Place pork tenderloin in the crock pot
4. Stir together brown sugar, garlic, and tabasco and pat onto top of tenderloin
5. Add about 1 cup of water, close lid, cook on low all day, check pork with meat thermometer 170
Oven Directions:
1. Preheat pven to 350
2. Directions 1-4 same as above
3. Place pork in a roasting pan and cook in the oven for 20-30 mins (until the internal temp is 170)
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