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Fried pork tenderloin

Indulge your taste buds: perfectly cooked pork tenderloin
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
Course: Main course
Cuisine: Belgian
Keyword: pig, pork, Pork tenderloin
Servings: 3
Calories: 170kcal



  • Remove the meat from the fridge in time and let it come to room temperature.
  • Preheat the oven to 190°C.
  • Season the pork tenderloins with salt and pepper.
  • Heat the olive oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Fry the pork tenderloins until golden brown on both sides, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Add the minced garlic and thyme leaves (if desired) and sauté for an additional 1 minute.
  • Cover the meat with aluminum foil in such a way that it does not dry out. Place the pan with the pork tenderloins in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, depending on desired doneness. If necessary, use a meat thermometer to check the core temperature.
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  • Remove the pan from the oven and add the butter. Melt the butter and baste the pork tenderloins with it.
  • Let the meat rest for 5 minutes before slicing. While resting, the core temperature will rise slightly – 63°C for medium rare and 70°C for medium.
  • Slice the pork tenderloins and serve immediately.


Serving: 100g | Calories: 170kcal
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