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Ancho Cherry Pork Loin

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Total Time:
20 mins
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Look like a five-star chef with this easy, elegant recipe featuring tender boneless pork loin in a thick, rich cherry sauce. The sweet-tart View More expand_more

Look like a five-star chef with this easy, elegant recipe featuring tender boneless pork loin in a thick, rich cherry sauce. The sweet-tart cherries and spicy ancho chile powder make the flavor of the pork really shine.

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Ancho Cherry Pork Loin
alarm
Total Time:
20 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
restaurant_menu
Servings:
3 Servings

Ingredients


Meat

Product ImageFresh Pork Boneless Pork Loin
  • 2 Pounds Smithfield® Boneless Pork Loin2 Pounds

Pantry

  • 2 Tsps. Ground Ancho Chile Powder2 Tsps.
  • 2 (10-Ounce) Jars Cherry Preserves2 (10-Ounce) Jars
  • 2 Cups Dry Red Wine2 Cups
  • 1/2 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar1/2 Cup
  • 2 Tbsps. Molasses2 Tbsps.

Produce

  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced2 Cloves

Instructions


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Place pork in a shallow pan; season with salt and pepper. Roast for approximately 1 hour until internal temperature reaches 150°F.

  2. Meanwhile, whisk together cherry preserves, wine, vinegar, molasses, garlic and ancho chile in a medium saucepan; season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce temperature to simmer. Simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until slightly reduced and thickened, stirring occasionally.

  3. During the last 10 minutes of pork cooking, generously brush ancho cherry sauce onto pork, reserving some sauce for serving.

  4. Remove pork from the oven, let rest for about 10 minutes. Brush more sauce on pork; carve pork into slices. Serve with remaining sauce.

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Ingredients


Meat

  • 2 Pounds Smithfield® Boneless Pork Loin2 Pounds

Pantry

  • 2 Tsps. Ground Ancho Chile Powder2 Tsps.
  • 2 (10-Ounce) Jars Cherry Preserves2 (10-Ounce) Jars
  • 2 Cups Dry Red Wine2 Cups
  • 1/2 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar1/2 Cup
  • 2 Tbsps. Molasses2 Tbsps.

Produce

  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced2 Cloves

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