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garlic ginger pork tenderloin

garlic ginger pork tenderloin

This easy weeknight entree is full of great soy, garlic, and ginger flavors!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: garlic, ginger, pork tenderloin, soy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Marinating Time: 4 hours
Servings: 8
Calories: 618kcal
Cost: $20


  • Cutting Board
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Gallon Sealable Storage Bag
  • Sheet Pan


  • 2 inch lemongrass cut in half lengthwise
  • 6 cloves garlic peeled and crushed
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger grated
  • ¼ cup green onions sliced, white and green parts
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 2 pork tenderloins


  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine lemongrass, garlic, green onions, olive oil, soy sauce, sesame oil, and crushed red pepper.
    marinade ingredients
  • Whisk all ingredients until completely combined.
    Whisking the Marinade
  • Place the pork tenderloins in a one gallon storage bag that can zip shut. Pour the marinade in with the tenderloins and seal shut, removing any excess air. Allow to marinade in the fridge for at least 4 hours up to overnight.
    pork tenderloins marinating
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Remove the pork tenderloins from the marinade and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Roast the pork tenderloin for approximately 20-25 minutes until it reaches an internal temperature of 145°F. Remove from oven, cover with aluminum foil, and allow to rest for at least 5 minutes before slicing.
    garlic ginger pork tenderloin


Calories: 618kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.7g | Protein: 89.1g | Fat: 25.7g | Saturated Fat: 8.9g | Cholesterol: 280mg | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 1355mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 0.1g | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 4mg