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Maple Chili Pork Tenderloin Recipe

A marinade of maple syrup and smokey spices gives a sweet, rich flavor to the pork tenderloin. The apple cider vinegar also adds a bit of a tangy taste to this dish. While pork tenderloin would be great to enjoy during the cooler months, it would also be a delicious and warming meal any time of the year.

Maple Chili Pork Tenderloin

One of the more difficult transitions for people to make when eating Paleo is to cut out refined sugar and use natural sweeteners instead. However, people are often left wondering which “natural sweeteners” to add back in and how much.

The answer is different for everyone because everyone’s age, activity level, stage of life, and tolerance for sugar are different. Honey and maple syrup are two popular Paleo sweeteners.

However, some find it easier to abstain from or limit even natural sugars. Luckily, most recipes are flexible, and you can adjust the amount of sweetener you use to fit your taste and preference.

Serve this pork tenderloin with roasted carrots or sauteed spinach and onions. Use leftover pork to toss in a salad the next day!

Maple Chili Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Serves: 4 Prep: 10 min + 2 h Cook: 20 min

Ingredients

Maple Chili Pork Tenderloin Recipe Preparation

Preparation

  1. In a bowl, combine the maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, chili powder, paprika, and olive oil. Season to taste.
  2. Marinate the pork with the chili maple sauce in the refrigerator for 2 to 12 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  4. Remove the pork from the marinade.
  5. Melt the cooking fat in an oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Brown the pork on all sides for 1 to 2 minutes, then pour the chicken stock into the skillet.
  7. Place the skillet with the pork in the oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
  8. Let the pork rest for 3 to 5 minutes before slicing.
Maple Chili Pork Tenderloin Recipe
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Maple Chili Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Marinate pork tenderloin in maple syrup and smokey spices for a sweet, rich oven-roasted flavor.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chili, maple chili, pork, pork tenderloin
Prep Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 411kcal
Cost 12

Ingredients

  • 2 lb. pork tenderloin
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken or beef stock
  • Cooking fat
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine the maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, chili powder, paprika, and olive oil. Season to taste.
    1/4 cup pure maple syrup, 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar, 2 tsp. chili powder, 1 tsp. smoked paprika, 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Marinate the pork with the chili maple sauce in the refrigerator for 2 to 12 hours.
    2 lb. pork tenderloin, 1/4 cup pure maple syrup, Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Remove the pork from the marinade.
  • Melt the cooking fat in an oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat.
    Cooking fat
  • Brown the pork on all sides for 1 to 2 minutes, then pour the chicken stock into the skillet.
    1 cup chicken or beef stock
  • Place the skillet with the pork in the oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Let the pork rest for 3 to 5 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition

Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 280mg | Potassium: 1127mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1342IU | Vitamin C: 0.03mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 3mg