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Roasted Pineapple Pork Tenderloin

This Roasted Pineapple Pork Tenderloin is a delicious combination of sweet, juicy pineapple and succulent pork that’s sure to please the taste buds!

  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


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1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 tablespoon chili powder (or achiote paste)
1 jalapeño, finely minced
1/2 cup orange juice
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed
1 small golden pineapple (about 1 1/2 pounds), diced into 1-inch cubes
1/2 cup pineapple (or orange) juice
1/4 small red onion, finely chopped
Vegetable oil cooking spray


Heat a large pan over high heat to the smoking point, 3 to 4 minutes.
Brown pineapple 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add pineapple juice and stir 1 minute, scraping up brown bits from pan.
Remove pineapple from heat. Combine in a bowl with pepper, onion, and basil. Mash together and set aside.
Mix tomato paste with chili powder.
Combine with orange juice, lime juice, and oil in a double resealable bag.
Add pineapple mixture to the bag.
Add tenderloin and marinate at least 3 hours.
Heat a grill or grill pan over high. Coat with cooking spray.
Remove pork from marinade; place on baking pan (discard excess marinade).
Bake marinated pork in a preheated 350° oven, until pork is no longer pink and internal temperature is 160°F 18 to 20 minutes. Let pork rest 5 minutes before slicing.
Garnish with cilantro leaves before serving.


You can substitute pineapple juice with orange juice in the marinade, if desired.
Hot or mild chili powder may be used, depending on how spicy you want your dish.

  • Author: 9
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Stovetop/Oven
  • Cuisine: American/Mexican
  • Diet: Halal


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 450 kcal
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Sodium: 900mg
  • Fat: 25g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 18g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 40g
  • Cholesterol: 120mg

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