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Citrus Pork Tenderloin


  • 2 1 1/4- pound pork tenderloins
  • 1 cup orange juice, fresh or store bought
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, about 2 limes
  • 1/2 cup green onions, thinly sliced (white and green parts)
  • 5 garlic cloves, crushed, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 to 2 yellow onions, quartered
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • orange wedges and zest, for topping


  • Combine the orange juice, soy sauce, lime juice, onions, garlic, oregano and ginger into a bowl. Stir well to combine.
  • Place the pork tenderloins in a large baking pan or a large zip-close bag. Pour the marinade over the pork, cover and place in the fridge. Marinate for at least 6 hours or overnight.
  • When ready to cook, heat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Remove the tenderloins from the fridge 30 minutes before cook time. Pat the pork dry and place on a foil line rimmed baking sheet. Place the onion pieces next to the pork and drizzle with a small bit of olive oil. Set the marinade aside to use later.
  • Place the pork into the oven and cook for 25 to 35 minutes or until the pork reaches 145 degrees. Remove from the oven and cover for 10 minutes.
  • While the pork cooks, place the marinade into a saucepan. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook until the sauce is reduced by half. Keep warm until service.
  • Slice the pork and top with a spritz of fresh orange juice and orange zest. Serve warm with the onions and pan sauce.