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Spiced Roasted Pork Tenderloin


Lean and quick-cooking, pork tenderloin also scores points for versatility. Here, a tenderloin is flavored with a spice-rub mixture of cayenne pepper, allspice, and brown sugar before roasting.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, November 2012


  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 tablespoons light-brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pork tenderloin


  1. Mix together cayenne, allspice, and sugar; season with salt and pepper. Rub a pork tenderloin with spice mixture. Roast at 475 degrees on a rimmed baking sheet until medium, 15 minutes.

Cook's Notes

A pork tenderloin typically weighs 1 pound. Remove the silver skin (a tough, shiny membrane) before cooking.

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