Glazed Pork Tenderloin Marinade- Best Of Recipes with Fig Preserves

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Glazed Pork Tenderloin Tops Recipes with Fig Preserves for Easy Pork Tenderloin Recipes

My Glazed Pork Tenderloin recipe is the absolute best ever of pork tenderloin marinade recipes! Whether I have been out of town or just need a really quick dinner, easy pork tenderloin recipes make a quick dinner choice.  One time my  flight was delayed due to weather conditions, but I always keep pork tenderloins in the freezer to pull out.  One of my very favorite recipes with fig preserves and easy marinades is my Glazed Pork Tenderloin (recipe below).  Whenever I have served this Glazed Pork Tenderloin for a casual company dinner, my friends tasted it and thought I had marinated the meat for hours!  However, it only had time to sit in the refrigerator for 25 minutes due to my flight delay. I think my fig pork tenderloin recipe infuses the meat with such good flavor.

I Like Recipes With Fig Preserves and Loved My Daughter-In-Law’s Cheese Tray with Fig Preserves

There’s so many recipes with fig preserves.  My daughter- in- law recently made a wonderful cheese tray and served fig preserves with the cheese out for evening appetizers.  I am obsessed with fig preserves in recipes and now serving with cheese.  It pairs so well with any of the cheeses and makes a quick tasty addition to any cheese tray.  I always keep fig preserves for my easy pork tenderloin marinade recipe but now I am serving the preserves with all my cheeses (and wine) of course.

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Glazed Pork Tenderloin from KITCHEN 101

I have some of the best pork tenderloin marinade recipes with fig preserves. Put on my effortless Oven Baked Risotto and roast some veggies and your meal is done! Who doesn’t like easy pork tenderloin recipes that are out-of-this world delicious!

Makes 6 (4-ounce) servings

1/3 cup fig preserves
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
2 (1-pound) pork tenderloins, trimmed
Salt and pepper to taste

1. In plastic resealable bag, combine fig preserves, chili powder, garlic, vinegar, and soy sauce. Season tenderloins to taste and place in bag. Refrigerate one hour or longer, time permitted.
2. Preheat oven 350°F. Place tenderloin on baking sheet covered with foil. Cover tenderloins with some of the marinade, toss out remaining marinade.
3. Cook tenderloins, basting after 20 minutes with marinade in pan and continue cooking another 20 minutes or until thickest part of tenderloin registers 160°F.

Nutritional info per serving:  Calories 241, Calories from Fat 27%, Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 100mg, Sodium 143mg, Carbohydrates 10g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 7g, Protein 33g, Dietary Exchanges:  1/2 other carbohydrate, 4 lean meat

 Braswells Preserves Fig Jar, 11.5 oz Bonne Maman Fig Preserves, 13 oz Golden Door Organic Fig Preserves St. Dalfour-l Fig Preserves, 10 oz

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I love kitchen scissors and might be one of my favorite kitchen gadgets. You have probably heard me mention this before in other blog posts or on TV. Well, I think I use the kitchen scissors from everything.  I trimmed my pork tenderloin, cut my figs and even used them to cut slices of pizza!  There’s so many uses for kitchen scissors and you should have a pair to pull out in your kitchen.

These scissors are inexpensive but will be such a help in your kitchen. I highly recommend kitchen scissors to make cooking easier for you. You might have a favorite brand but for the money, you get your bang for your buck!

In a Pinch? Glazed Pork Tenderloin Saves Dinner Decision! Recipes with Fig Preserves

This is one of my go to recipes from KITCHEN 101 (my easiest book) when I am in a pinch.  I make this recipe all the time  and the secret is the fig preserves, adding a blast of flavor.  Pork tenderloin is inexpensive and quick to make. I promise everyone will love it!  If you have never had recipes with fig preserves I have another recipe with fig preserves that knocks it out of the park!  I guess I am one of those sweet and salty recipe combinations and this pizza has it all. My Fig, Prosciutto and Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Pizza is the perfect combination of sweet, salty and amazing. If you are looking for fresh fig recipes also try my POPULAR delicious moist Fresh Fig Cake

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Glazed Pork Tenderloin from KITCHEN 101:  Secrets To Cooking Confidence

KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence: Cooking Basics Plus 150 Easy Healthy Recipes

I think easy pork tenderloin recipes are such go to meals.  Pork tenderloin is a lean cut of meat that can be kept in the freezer to pull out for a quick dinner. I promise it’s worth buying fig preserves as you’ll repeat this recipe often. The combination of sweet figs, fiery chili powder, soy sauce and tart vinegar makes an intoxicating marinade. Cook in the oven or grill — either way this is a hit.

KITCHEN 101 not only includes easy pork tenderloin recipes but all the recipes are for simple healthy meals!  I inspire you and give you the guidance to cook at home. You will see!


How I Make My Glazed Pork Tenderloin Recipe

One of my favorite tips for my pork tenderloin marinade recipe is to marinade the meat in zip lock bags.  I am interested in easy clean up and then you just toss away the bag.  I also line my baking pans with foil.  Whatever saves time on the clean up, I can tell you about because you can imagine how much cooking I do!

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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