Fantastic recipe!! I've never eaten (or cooked) pork tenderloin before. I bought a 3 lb pork tenderloin and cut it into thirds, because I was only going to be cooking for my husband and I. I froze two thirds of it for later use. First off, I marinaded the loin in brown sugar and pineapple juice, as a previous poster suggested, for about 3 hours. Second, I reduced the amount of Chipotle Chili Pepper Powder to 1 TBSP. As mentioned, apparently there is a difference between Chipotle Chili Powder and Chipotle Chili PEPPER seasoning. I had the "pepper" seasoning. It has a wonderful smokey flavor but is supposed to be spicier than regular Chipotle Chili Powder. So if you have the pepper seasoning, reduce it to 1 TBSP and add some Cumin Powder and Oregano. I used the exact measurements on everything else and patted the dry rub all over the tenderloin. There was plenty for about 1 lb. I seared it first by coating a frying pan with some olive oil and searing each side on high for about 3-5 min. I then transferred the frying pan, with the tenderloin still in it, to the oven at 325 degrees. I cooked it until an internal temperature of 150 degrees (about 30 min). I transferred the loin to a plate and covered with tin foil for the resting time. I made a gravy from the drippings and served with seasoned white rice, baked yams, and a green salad. It was superb! A definite keeper and I thought I didn't like pork!!
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Fantastic recipe!! I've never eaten (or cooked) pork tenderloin before. I bought a 3 lb pork...