Really yummy pork loin recipe!!!

Grilled Pork Tenderloin à la Rodriguez with Guava Glaze and Orange Habanero

( I used the apricot jam in place of the guava. It looks more complicated than it is. And you really could just make the glaze and not use the mojo...however the mojo is yummy!)

by Bobby Flay
Bobby Flay's Boy Gets Grill

Yield: Makes 6 servings; can be doubled for 10 or 12 (no need to double the glaze or the mojo)


For the glaze:
1 cup guava jelly (available at Latin and Caribbean markets) or apricot jam
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
1/4 cup orange juice, preferably fresh
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the mojo:
2 tablespoons mild vegetable oil, such as canola
1 small red onion, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 cups orange juice
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/2 habanero chile, seeded and finely chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the pork:
2 pork tenderloins, about 1 1/2 pounds each
2 tablespoons mild vegetable oil, such as canola
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Make the glaze:

Whisk the ingredients together and season to taste with salt and pepper. (The glaze can be made a few days in advance, covered, and kept refrigerated. Bring to room temperature before using.)

Make the mojo:

Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until soft, about 5 minutes; do not brown. Add the orange juice, lime juice, and habanero and bring to a boil. Cook until reduced by half. Whisk in the cilantro and cumin and season to taste with salt and pepper. (The mojo can be made a few hours in advance and set aside at room temperature.)

Make the pork:

1. Heat your grill to high. Set aside a few tablespoons of glaze for brushing the cooked pork.

2. Brush the pork with the oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill, brushing often with the glaze, until just cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes per side.

3. Remove the pork from the grill, brush with the reserved glaze, and let rest for 10 minutes. Cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices and arrange on a serving platter. Drizzle with mojo and serve immediately.

Posted on August 27, 2010 at 11:55 am


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oh sounds yummo....

i use honey seeded mustered, lemon juice & a lil olive oil to marinated ours in b4 i cook them n its yummy

Posted on August 29, 2010 at 3:28 pm

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