Roasted Honey Pork Tenderloin

Yield: 4-6


  • 1 1/4 Lb. pork tenderloin
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken stock
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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Pat dry pork tenderloin with a paper towel and season it on all sides with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and sear the pork until golden brown on all sides, about 3 minutes per side, or 12 minutes total.
  4. Take the pork out of the pan. Add chicken stock and scrape up all the brown bits from the bottom of the pan, and reserve for baking time.
  5. In a small bowl mix together thyme, honey, butter, salt, and pepper.
  6. Spread the mixture all over the outside of the seared pork.
  7. Place back the rubbed pork on the large skillet with the reserved chicken stock.
  8. Roast the pork in the oven until the pork reaches an internal temperature of 145°F. (about 20-25 minutes).
  9. Take the pork out of the oven, cover with foil, and allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing it.