For a simple, yet elegant weeknight meal, try our recipe for sweet and spicy pork tenderloin. First we sous vide the pork until it is perfectly cooked, then we coat it in a homemade spice rub, and sear it in a hot skillet until golden brown. Serve your tenderloin over rice, pasta, or polenta with a side salad for a complete meal.
Sweet and Spicy Pork Tenderloin
- 12 oz pork tenderloin
- 2 tsp vegetable oil
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp brown sugar
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- ½ tsp ground black pepper
- ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper
1) Place pork tenderloin in a vacuum bag and seal. Place bag in a Suvie pan, and cover with water. Insert pan into your Suvie, input settings, and cook now or schedule.
Suvie Cook Settings
Bottom Zone: Sous Vide at 135°F for 3 hours
Top Zone: Sous Vide at 135°F for 3 hours
2) After the cook, remove pork from vacuum bag and pat dry thoroughly. Combine chili powder, smoked paprika, brown sugar, salt, ground black pepper, and cayenne in a small bowl. Rub tenderloin all over with spice rub.
3) Heat vegetable oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add pork and sear on all sides, 2-3 minutes total, until well browned and fragrant. Transfer to a cutting board. Slice into medallions and serve.
Note: If you would like to make this recipe in Suvie 1.0, insert pan into the top right zone of Suvie, fill reservoir, and set to Protein to 135°F for 2 hours
Nutritional Information per serving (2 servings per recipe): Calories 260, Total Fat 11g, Total Carbohydrates 5g, Total Sodium 1250mg, Total Protein 36g