You will love this pork tender loin in tamarind sauce with garlic and herbs. Melt in your mouth tender with sweet and delicate flavors. |
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Pork Loin in Tamarind Sauce

Enjoy a tropical style pork loin in tamarind sauce with garlic and herbs. Melt in your mouth tender with sweet and delicate flavors.

Course Main dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword basted, oven roasted, pork loin roast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 6
Calories 417 kcal



  1. In a bowl mix together salt, pepper, oregano, thyme, garlic, and butter.
  2. In a separate bowl mix together tamarind juice, olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar.
  3. Place pork loins in a glass dish. Pour butter and herb mixture over the pork loins, and turn them over a few times to coat them evenly.
  4. Pour tamarind juice mixture and coat thoroughly. Cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate for about 30 minutes. Periodically turn over pork loins. You can even marinate them the night before.
  5. Preheat oven to 425.
  6. Bake covered for 20 minutes. Baste and turn every 5 minutes.
  7. Reduce oven temperature to 325'F and cook until juices run clear when poked.
  8. Uncover and broil for about 5 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven. Place pork loins on a cutting board. Cover them and allow them to rest for about 10 minutes. Reserve the sauce
  10. Slice to desired thickness.
Nutrition Facts
Pork Loin in Tamarind Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 417 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 153mg 51%
Sodium 649mg 27%
Potassium 982mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Sugars 12g
Protein 51g 102%
Vitamin A 3.9%
Vitamin C 8.5%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 15.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.