Achiote-Kumquat Glazed Pork Tenderloin

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Achiote-Kumquat Glazed Pork Tenderloin

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3-4 lbs pork tenderloin
4 springs rosemary
16 sprigs thyme
12 ea. garlic cloves
1 medium shallot
2 T achiote rub
1 C fresh orange juice
Kumquat Glaze:
1 lb kumquats sliced 1/4 in. thick and seeded
2 C water
2 C sugar


  1. To make kumquat syrup, boil water and sugar on medium until it becomes a syrup consistency
  2. Place the syrup in a container, add kumquats and let cool
  3. In a blender, combine de-stemmed herbs, garlic, shallot, achiote rub, orange juice, salt, and set aside
  4. Add 2 cups of kumquat syrup to blender until well combined
  5. In a 1 gallon seal-able bag, pour marinade and add pork
  6. Let pork marinade for 6-24 hours
  7. Grilling
  8. Remove pork and allow to sit at room temperature for approx. 30 minutes
  9. Cook for about 12 to 15 minutes on grill, turning every 2 minutes, until it reaches an internal temperature of 140 degrees
  10. Garnish with cilantro leaves and kumquats

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