Seared Pork tenderloin with cocoa-Chili Mexican spice rub

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10Ingredients
2Hours
410Calories

Description

Chocolate is one of the reason I came across with this recipe. When I wrote my blog about Chocolate, I mentioned how to create different dishes with one main ingredient ( Chocolate )…

The depth of flavor comes from chocolate, Anho, Chi-pole and corainder. All kinds of flavors make this a home run Seared Pork tenderloin with Mexican cocoa-Chile spice rub.

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Ingredients

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  • 2 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder (chipotle)
  • 1 tablespoon ancho powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoons paprika powder
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven at 400 degree.
    2. In the large mixing bowl, mixed all Mexican spice rub until it combine. Rub a great amount on pork tenderloin. Cover the bowl and let it sit in the fridge in about 20 minutes or up to 2 hours.
    3. Heat the large skillet pan over medium high heat, not until smoking. Sear pork tenderloin each side until turn golden brown in about 2 minutes each side. Transfer skillet to the oven and let them cook, about 10 minutes or until it cook through.
    4. Transfer pork tenderloin on the cutting board or out of the pan. Rest it at least 10 minutes before cutting.

    NutritionView More

    410Calories
    Sodium55% DV1320mg
    Fat34% DV22g
    Protein98% DV50g
    Carbs3% DV8g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories410Calories from Fat200
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat22g34%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol145mg48%
    Sodium1320mg55%
    Potassium1160mg33%
    Protein50g98%
    Calories from Fat200
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate8g3%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars<1g2%
    Vitamin A50%
    Vitamin C10%
    Calcium8%
    Iron35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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