Pork Tenderloin & JAZZ™Apple Marmalade

Allison Hay © Pork tenderloin

Recipe courtesy of JAZZ™ apple

A really tasty alternative to turkey for Christmas day…

Cooking time: 40min


For marmalade (make first):

  • 2tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 red onion, julienned
  • 1 JAZZ™ apple, julienned
  • ½ cup red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

For pork:

  • 1tbsp canola oil
  • 2tsp kosher salt
  • 20 turns fresh cracked black pepper
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2lb pork tenderloin

To Make:

  1. In a medium sauté pan, melt butter over high heat.
  2. Add onions and sauté until soft, around 2min.
  3. Add apples and sauté until soft, around 2min.
  4. Add vinegar and sugar and allow to simmer over medium heat for 10min, stirring occasionally. Sauce should be syrup consistency. Pour into bowl and set aside.
  5. In a small bowl, combine oil, salt, pepper, and lemon zest. Rub on all sides of the pork tenderloin and let rest at room temperature for 20min.
  6. Preheat the oven at 180°C, Gas Mark 4.
  7. Once the pork has rested, heat a large ovenproof sauté pan over high heat until very hot (approx. 1min).
  8. Add the pork tenderloin to the sauté pan and allow to sear on all four sides for 3min each.
  9. Put entire pan with tenderloin into the oven and allow to roast for 7-9min longer (meat should feel firm, but not firm throughout).
  10. Let rest on a cutting board for 5min.
  11. Slice and spoon apple and onion marmalade over top and serve!

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Allison Hay

I joined the "My Weekly" team thirteen years ago and, more recently, "The People's Friend". I love the variety of topics we cover both online and in the magazines. I manage the digital content for the brands, sharing features and information on the website, social media and in our digital newsletters.