Honey Butter Pork

Honey Butter Pork Final

I love pork, yet cooking it has never been a success of mine. Also, I like things with few ingredients. The easier the better. So when I found this recipe on Pinterest I had to give pork another shot. This recipe fit the bill! What’s not to like? Honey. Butter. Pork. Perfection. The addition of cajun spices interested me more and I knew this would be a hit with the hubby. So here is the recipe thanks to Momma Hen’s Kitchen:

Honey Butter Pork Tenderloin 
Ingredients:
4 tbs butter
2 tbs honey
1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, trimmed
1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning
1/2 tsp black pepper
3/4 cup water
Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. In an ovenproof pot, heat butter and honey over medium heat until melted.
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3. Sprinkle pork tenderloin with Cajun seasoning and black pepper.
4. Brown each side for 5 minutes in the honey butter.  Lower heat if honey begins to burn. (I browned mine 6-7 min at a med heat to get a little more of a sear)
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5. Place pot in oven and roast uncovered for 15 – 20 minutes*.  (I cooked mine for 30 min, turning halfway. I also spooned a little of the sauce over the top)
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6. Remove pot from oven and transfer the pork to a plate. Cover with foil.
7. Add water to the pot and stir over medium heat.  Simmer for about 5 minutes, until sauce is reduced slightly.
8.Slice pork on the diagonal and drizzle sauce over top to serve.
*NOTE:  May need to cook longer depending on the size and thickness of the pork tenderloin
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I added mashed potatos and green beans to finish the plate. SO good! The next day I used the leftover pork for lunch. Stay tuned for that easy and yummy lunch!

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