Brown Sugar Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin
Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with brown sugar glaze is easy to make for everyday family dinners yet fancy enough for company. It's moist, tasty, and a guaranteed crowd favorite!
Servings 4 Servings
- 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 5 slices thin-cut bacon
- 1 teaspoon hot sauce
With a knife, remove the silver skin from the pork tenderloin.
In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of the brown sugar, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Rub on the meat to fully coat.
Going from one end to the next, wrap the bacon around the tenderloin. Secure with toothpicks.
Place pork on a roasting rack set over a pan. and bake in a 400 F oven for about 15 to 20 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the center reads 135 F.
In a bowl, combine the remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar and hot sauce. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
Liberally brush brown sugar mixture on pork. Bake for another 10 to 15 minutes or until outside is caramelized and a thermometer inserted in the center reads 145 F.
Remove from heat and let stand for about 5 minutes before slicing.
Calories: 375kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 874mg | Potassium: 750mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.8mg