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Roasted Chili Lime Pork Tenderloin

Roasted Chili Lime Pork Tenderloin

Course Main Course, Pork
Cuisine American
Keyword chili-lime-pork-tenderloin, chili-rubbed-pork, roasted-pork-tenderloin
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8


  • 2 ½ lb package pork tenderloin (Usually includes 2 pieces)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 ½ Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp dark chili powder
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper or black pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp oregano


  • Drizzle a 12 inch cast iron skillet or similar oven safe skillet, with 4 Tbsp olive oil. Place into the oven and preheat to 450°F.
  • In a small bowl. mix together oil, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, salt, lemon pepper, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, brown sugar and oregano until it forms a paste. Rub liberally on all sides of pork.
  • Carefully remove skillet from oven and swirl to coat bottom and 1 inch up sides of skillet. Place pork in pan. Return to oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Lower oven heat to 400°F. Turn pork and continue to cook another 10 minutes or to an internal temperature of 140-145­°F.
  • Rest tented with foil for 10 minutes, slice and serve.