Spicy Citrus Glazed Pork Tenderloin

This citrus glaze is superb!

Spicy Citrus Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Angie Halten
This citrus glaze is superb!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings 4



  • 1/4 cup oil of your choice
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 chipotle pepper chopped
  • 1 arbol chili stem removed (usually find dried in produce section)
  • 1 Tbsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp GF Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 2 cups GF BBQ sauce
  • 6 dashes GF hot sauce
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • Salt to taste

Pork Rub:

  • 3 lbs pork loin
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp black pepper


  • Sauté onions and garlic with oil until translucent. Then add chipotle and arbol chilies and continue to cook another few mintues. Add black pepper, Worcestershire sauce and orange juice. Reduce heat when orange juice starts to thicken. Then add in BBQ sauce and reduce to low heat. Continue cooking for about 15 minutes. Season with hot sauce, lemon juice and to taste with salt. Strain sauce to remove peppers/chilies and set aside.
  • Place pork in a roasting pan and rub the pork loin with olive oil and salt and pepper. Roast in the oven at 375°F, basting with the citrus glaze about every 15 minutes. Cook until internal temperature of pork is about 140°F.
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See also
Honey-Chipotle Pork Chops


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