This Easy One Pan Sweet Ginger Glazed Pork Tenderloin is perfectly tender and juicy, cooked to perfection with a sweet ginger glaze! Made from basic ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen, this will quickly become one of your favourite ways to enjoy pork!
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Pork tenderloin is one of my favourite cuts of meat to prepare, and I’ve got an AMAZING recipe for you today for the best pork tenderloin I’ve had in a LONG time: Easy One Pan Sweet Ginger Glazed Pork Tenderloin! I promise, once you try this recipe you’ll be making it again and again, it’s THAT good!
And besides the flavour explosion you’ll most certainly experience, this Easy One Pan Sweet Ginger Glazed Pork Tenderloin recipe is unbelievably easy to make. Sear it in an oven-safe skillet – my favourite skillet is this one from Lodge Cast Iron (affiliate link) – and transfer it to the oven for the perfect tenderness, or cook it only on the stovetop if that’s more your speed. This recipe works both ways and yields tender, juicy pork with a sweet ginger glaze that’s just SO irresistible!
Our favourite way to enjoy this dish is with potatoes – either our favourite garlic mashed potatoes, or these Garlic Parmesan Roasted Potatoes. Throw together a quick and easy side salad and you’ve got yourself a restaurant-quality meal in minutes!
One of the hardest things about cooking pork is that it often turns out dry. Let me tell you, one of the BEST kitchen inventions ever that will help prevent dry pork in your kitchen is the meat thermometer! Investing in an instant-read meat thermometer can take your main dishes from good to absolutely phenomenal – achieving the correct internal temperature is definitely the key to juicy, tender pork and a simple meat thermometer is the best tool to help you do this. Here are a couple that work well and won’t break the bank! (affiliate links)
Looking for even more delicious main dish recipes? Try this Ginger Soy Grilled Chicken, or this White Wine and Herb Marinated Chicken!
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I hope you love this Easy One Pan Sweet Ginger Glazed Pork Tenderloin recipe! Let me know in the comments below, what other main dish recipes would you like to see on thebusybaker.ca? I’d love to know!
Looking for even more delicious recipes? Try these ones I’ve linked below!
KITCHEN PRODUCTS I RECOMMEND:
One Pan Sweet Ginger Glazed Pork Tenderloin
- 3 medium pork tenderloins
- salt and pepper (to taste)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, pressed or finely minced
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 2 tablespoons grainy dijon mustard (or use the kind without the grains if you prefer)
- 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- fresh parsley for serving (optional)
- Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and place a large oven-safe skillet on the stovetop over medium-high heat.
- Season the pork tenderloins with salt and pepper on all sides.
- Add the olive oil to the skillet and once it's heated add the pork, searing it on all sides.
- While the pork is browning, add the garlic, thyme, mustard, ginger, brown sugar and soy sauce to a small bowl, whisking together to combine.
- Once the pork has browned on all sides, drizzle the glaze over the pork tenderloins and brush on all sides.
- Let the remaining glaze flow into the bottom of the skillet and place the skillet in the oven for about 10 minutes or until the internal temperature of the pork reaches about 150 degrees Fahrenheit (use a meat thermometer for this!).
- Once the pork reaches 150 degrees Fahrenheit, remove the skillet from the oven and baste the pork with the glaze in the bottom of the pan before covering lightly with aluminum foil and resting for 5-6 minutes.
- Slice the pork after it has rested and serve with the remaining glaze.
- Instead of placing the skillet in the oven, cover the skillet with a lid on the stovetop and cook until the correct temperature is reached, turning the tenderloins once during cooking and basting with the glaze every few minutes.
- Rest and serve as directed in the recipe.