This pork tenderloin is so incredibly tender and full of flavor, it will have your family clamoring for more.
I served the pork with Asian noodles and sesame asparagus. Rice would work well as a side, too. Just place the pork over the rice and slather it with the rich and flavorful sauce.
The sauce comes together very quickly. In a large skillet heat a little bit of olive oil and sesame oil and add in the shallots and garlic cloves. When they are just turning a light golden brown add in the remaining ingredients.
Just watch this step carefully and have all the other ingredients ready to be poured into the skillet. The shallots and garlic cook quickly.
Add in the red wine vinegar, plum sauce, hoisin sauce, soy sauce and brown sugar. Give it a good stir and turn the heat to medium low.
Allow the mixture to cook for about 5 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat and set aside.
When you buy a pork tenderloin it usually comes with two tenderloins. Remove any silverskin from the loin and pat the pork dry of any moisture.
In a 12″ skillet heat a little bit of olive oil and sesame oil. Once hot, sear each side of the tenderloins until nice and golden brown.
Place tenderloins in a baking dish. Once they have cooled slightly rub a little bit of honey onto all sides of the pork. This will help the sauce adhere to the pork a little better.
Coat the tenderloin with the hoisin sauce mixture and place in your pre-heated 375 degree oven for 30 minutes.
Whoa, this is good stuff. Remove from oven and place a piece of foil over the meat. Allow to rest for about 10 minutes.
Remove meat from sauce and slice. Give the sauce a good stir and then drizzle desired amount of sauce over pork.
One more delicious weeknight meal to serve to your hungry family. This is a favorite meal for my family, too.