Gourmet Pork Recipe

Pan Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin


  • 2 lb. pork tenderloin
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Sprig or 2 of thyme
  • 2 peeled garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cups chopped shallots
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cups red wine


  1. Wash pork under cold running water; dry with paper towels.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon oil in skillet over low heat. Turn to medium high and let butter foam a little. Toss in tenderloin, sprig or 2 of thyme, 2 peeled cloves of garlic.
  3. Brown tenderloin all around about 5 minutes. Add some chopped shallot, salt and pepper. Swish around 30 seconds. Turn heat to high and add 1/3 cup red wine; scrape residue. Put heat on lowest possible setting, cover. Roast 45 minutes. Turn meat half-way through.
  4. Remove tenderloin to cutting board.
  5. Skim fat from remaining sauce. Add 2 tablespoons water and boil to thicken. Slice meat and pour sauce over.

Source: Cooks.com