Chef Jenn Louis serves her juicy, spice-rubbed pork tenderloin with a creamy, sweet and spicy yogurt sauce that comes together in just minutes. Slideshow: More Pork Tenderloin Recipes 

Best New Chef 2012: Jenn Louis
Jenn Louis
May 2015


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20 mins
1 hr


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a small bowl, combine the bay leaf, coriander, cumin, mustard powder, curry powder, cayenne, brown sugar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Rub the spice mix all over the pork and let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes.

  • Preheat the oven to 450°.In a large cast-iron skillet, heat the oil. Season the pork with salt and pepper and cook over moderate heat, turning, until golden brown, 2 minutes. Transfer to the oven and roast for 10 to 12 minutes, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 135°. Transfer the pork to a plate; let rest for 10 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and season with salt and pepper.

  • Slice the pork crosswise 1/2 inch thick. Serve with the yogurt sauce.

Serve With

Basmati rice

Suggested Pairing

Pair this pork dish with a cherry-rich Oregon Pinot Noir.