Pork Tenderloin in Bourbon

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  • Published Aug 29th
  • Ready In3h
  • Servings8
  • Calories239
Tender pork marinated in soy sauce, bourbon and more. May also be grilled.

Pork Tenderloin in Bourbon Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Pork Tenderloin in Bourbon for 8 servings:

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, halved
  • 3 pounds pork tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin in Bourbon Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook45m
  • Ready In3h

To cook Pork Tenderloin in Bourbon, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Pork Tenderloin in Bourbon is about 45 minutes , and you can serve your Pork Tenderloin in Bourbon within 3 hours . The following are the steps to cook Pork Tenderloin in Bourbon easily:

  1. 1 Mix together soy sauce, bourbon, brown sugar, and garlic. Pour over pork, cover, and refrigerate at least 2 hours, turning occasionally.
  2. 2 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Remove pork from marinade, and place on rack of shallow roasting pan.
  3. 3 Bake for 45 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).


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Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 239 calories; 8.2 grams of fat; 4.2 grams of carbohydrates; 30.6 grams of protein; 95 milligrams of cholesterol; 517 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 8th 2009

    Very good! For the garlic cloves, I laid the flat side of a knife against them and whacked it with the heel of my hand, to break apart some cell walls to release more garlic flavor. I noti ...

  2. Jan 11th 2008

    I followed the recipe until it said to discard the marinade. I put it in a small saucepan, removed the garlic & simmered it until it was reduced to syrup. When the tenderloin had 10 minu ...

  3. Jun 15th 2007

    This dish is excellent! I used a little less soy sauce and little more brown sugar and let the pork tenderloin marinade for 4 hours. When finished, I used the marinade to prepare a reduction ...

  4. Oct 23rd 2006

    This turned out okay. I wasn't that impressed but it was tasty enough. I make pork tenderloin quite a bit so I'm always looking for new ways to prepare it. I marinated mine in a ziploc ba ...

  5. Mar 16th 2006

    I've made a recipe similar to this for years. I serve it to company all the time & it always gets RAVE reviews. There are a few changes I make: For one, I add a little more brown sugar ...

  6. Dec 10th 2005

    This is my favorite pork tenderloin recipe. However, instead of brown sugar I use about 1 cup of apricot preserves. It gives it the sweetness of fruit along with the soy sauce and bourbon. ...

  7. Nov 13th 2005

    I made this recipe for company and they all raved and wanted the recipe. After reading what others wrote I doubled the marinade, let it marinate 24 hours and thickened the marinate and pour ...

  8. Mar 22nd 2005

    THIS WAS WONDERFUL!! I chose this one, and it was made exactly as the recipe directed. I wouldn't change a thing. I made enough for 8 servings, so I used 2 1.5lb tenderloins. I pricked each ...

  9. Mar 20th 2005

    This recipe is easy, and it's great for entertaining. I really recommend marinating it overnight. I double the garlic and also add a TBSP of chopped fresh ginger as well as some fresh rose ...