Microwave Pork Tenderloin

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Debbie Monterosso Kopilow's recipe

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4

Preparation time:
Cooking time:

Ingredients

1 pork tenderloin (about 1 pound)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons Smoky Barbecue Rub
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Here's the BBQ sauce for the sandwich: Give Miniature Barbecue Pork Sandwiches their signature zing with this easy homemade sauce.
1 cup ketchup
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons Smoky Barbecue Rub
2 teaspoons cider vinegar or white vinegar
Combine ketchup, brown sugar, barbecue rub and vinegar in (1.5-qt.) Saucepan. Bring to a
boil, stirring occasionally; remove from heat. Serve sauce on sandwiches; reserve remaining
sauce for another use.
Yield: 1 cups sauce
Nutrients per serving (about 2 tablespoons): Calories 45, Total Fat 0 g, Saturated Fat 0 g,

Method

Pampered Chef's Deep Covered Baker allows you to cook a pork tenderloin in the microwave, giving you a head
start on speedy sandwiches and salads.
On Large Grooved Cutting Board, trim fat and silver skin from pork tenderloin using
Utility Knife. Brush pork with oil using Chef’s Silicone Basting Brush. Place pork into Deep
Covered Baker, tucking smaller end under to create a uniform thickness. Evenly rub pork with
barbecue rub.
Cover baker; microwave on HIGH 6-10 minutes, checking temperature at 6 minutes and then at every 2-minute interval or until Pocket Thermometer registers 150ËšF. Remove baker from microwave; let stand, covered, 10 minutes (temperature will rise to 160ËšF for medium doneness).
See the additional recipes for Miniature Barbecue Pork Sandwiches and Barbecue Pork Salad for
ideas on using the Barbecue Pork Tenderloin.
Yield: 4 servings
Nutrients per serving: Calories 190, Total Fat 10 g, Saturated Fat 2.5 g, Cholesterol 75 mg,
Carbohydrate 0 g, Protein 23 g, Sodium 300 mg, Fiber 0 g
Cook’s Tip: This recipe can be doubled easily. Place two tenderloins in Deep Covered Baker;

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