Cherry-Glazed Pork Tenderloin Recipe
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Cherry-Glazed Pork Tenderloin Recipe

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“My tangy, glazed tenderloin is so simple to prepare. I serve it with roasted sweet potatoes and apples, a salad and French bread for a festive Sunday dinner.” —Sandra Kennedy, Atlanta, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 cup cherry juice blend
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 pork tenderloins (3/4 pound each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3 ounce-weight: 173 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 398mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the cherry juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, cornstarch and ginger. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, place tenderloins on a rack in a foil-lined roasting pan; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Set aside 1/4 cup glaze for serving. Spoon half of the remaining glaze over pork.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 35-40 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°, basting occasionally with remaining glaze. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Serve with reserved glaze. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cherry-Glazed Pork Tenderloin in Country Woman December/January 2009, p28

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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lmaniscalco User ID: 7600891 97224
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2014

"Best recipe on this website so far! We used real cherries and a splash lime juice. Definitely will eat again!"

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