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Five Spice Pork Tenderloin

Food Network Canada
YIELDS
4 servings
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Ingredients

Five Spice Powder

2
Tbsp Szechuan peppercorns
8
whole star anise
6
whole cloves
2
tsp fennel, seed
2
tsp ground cinnamon

Rub

2
Tbsp soy sauce
1
Tbsp five-spice powder
1
Tbsp freshly grated ginger
1
Tbsp vegetable oil

Pork Tenderloin

2 ¾
lb(s) pork, tenderloin
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Directions

Step 1

Combine peppercorns, anise, cloves and fennel seeds in a small skillet. Toss over medium heat about 2 minutes to toast lightly.

Step 2

Grind in a coffee grinder or use a mortar and pestle. Add the ground cinnamon. Keep in a sealed container.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 4

Brush tenderloins with soy sauce. Sprinkle with five-spice powder and grated ginger. You can marinate pork overnight in the fridge if desired.

Step 5

Heat a large skillet on medium setting and add oil. When pan is hot add the pork and sear on all sides about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer pork to a roasting pan. Finish cooking in the oven for about 15 minutes until done to your liking but still juicy.

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