This Lemon Garlic Pork Tenderloin is a super simple dinner recipe that is moist and delicious!
Lately it feels like all I’ve been making for dinner is chicken.
Lots and lots of chicken. It’s no wonder my kids call every piece of meat out there chicken.
So when I was at the grocery store last week I decided to pick up a pork tenderloin on a whim.
I actually love pork tenderloin, but it’s been a while. We became acquainted real quick.
All I did was place my pork tenderloin in a zip close bag, whisk up a quick marinade of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and parsley, and poured it in.
You can do this quick marinade in the morning and let it sit in the fridge till dinner time comes. It’s super quick once you’re ready to cook.
When dinner time rolls around just heat an oven safe skillet up with some olive oil, sear the pork on all the sides, then pop it in the oven till it’s cooked through!
I used my handy dandy meat thermometer to keep track of the inside temp. Pork is done when it’s cooked to 140 degrees F. So what I did was cook it until it reached 135 degrees, then I took it out and let it rest for at least 5 minutes. The pork still continues to cook and reaches that safe 140 degrees.
What you’re left with is an ultra juicy and tender cut of pork.
Not something that’s over cooked and dried out.
My kids downed this pork! And from start of cooking to finish it was less than 25 minutes!
Switch up your dinner routine with this quick and easy pork!