Roasted Pork Tenderloin With Dried Cherry Compote
- 2 (1 1/2 lb) pork tenderloin
- 4 tablespoons chili powder
- 2 tablespoons mustard powder
- 1 teaspoon rosemary, fresh, chopped
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cloves crushed garlic
- 12 cup oil
- 4 tablespoons butter, divided
- 12 cup red onion, chopped
- 12 cup shiitake mushrooms, chopped or 12 cup portabella mushroom
- 2 cups beef broth
- 1 teaspoon orange zest, grated
- 1 cup cabernet sauvignon wine, or 1 cup merlot
- 1 cup port wine
- 1 cup michigan dried cherries, or 1 cup other dried cherries
- 14 cup orange juice
- 1 tablespoon thyme, chopped
DirectionsFor Pork, pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
Trim fat and silver skin from tenderloins.
Mix chili powder, mustard powder, rosemary, and salt.
Stir garlic into oil.
Add oil mixture to dry ingredients to make a paste.
Rub paste over tenderloins, cover and let marinate in refrigerator for about 1 1/2 hours.
Place tenderloin in roasting pan and roast until medium or until meat thermometer registers 155 degrees in thickest part of meat, about 25 to 30 minutes.
For Dried Cherry Compote, heat 1 tablespoon of the butter in skillet and add onions and mushrooms.
Saute until soft, about 5 minutes.
Add beef broth, orange zest, and wines.
Bring to boil and cook until the sauce is reduced by half.
Add the dried cherries, orange juice, and thyme and continue cooking until the sauce becomes syrupy.
Remove from heat and whisk in the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter, 1 tablespoon at a time.
Bring back to a boil just before serving.