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Pork tenderloin is marinated in a citrus mixture and roasted.

Cuban Mojo Pork Tenderloin | www.tasteandtellblog.comPhoto Updated February 2013

Originally published November 10, 2007 – a great idea for an easy weeknight dinner!

Just a quick post today because we are heading up to Park City to celebrate our anniversary. Two years tomorrow!!

I made this quite some time ago, and to be honest, I can’t remember if I changed anything. I got this recipe from Mommy Cooks (blog no longer online) – it was delicious!! I had a pork tenderloin in the freezer, and saw this recipe and new it would be perfect. I’ve never gone wrong with one of her recipes!! (Updated February 2013 – made it again, and it’s perfect as listed below!)

Cuban Mojo Pork Tenderloin
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Pork tenderloin is marinated in a citrus mixture and roasted.
Serves: 4-6 servings
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • ⅓ cup fresh lime juice
  • 5 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 (1 lb) pork tenderloin
  1. Combine all of the ingredients except the pork in a large zip top food storage bag. Add the pork and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours, preferably overnight.
  2. Drain and discard the marinade.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with foil. Place the tenderloin on the foil and roast until it reaches an internal temperature of 140F, about 30-45 minutes.
  4. Let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
recipe originally from Mommy Cooks (blog no longer online)

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9 Responses to Cuban Mojo Pork Tenderloin

  1. gigi says:

    drool, looks delicious!

  2. Courtney says:

    looks great happy anniversary, mine is next weekend and i have planned nothing!

  3. Abby says:

    What a coincidence! Our second anniversary is Monday!

    Congrats! (And the pork looks fabulous.)

  4. Kristen says:

    That sounds delicious! Mmmmm!

  5. Kathy says:

    This looks and sounds delicious! Love all the flavors in the marinade!

  6. Chels R. says:

    I love it when you share updated recipes! This looks yummy!

  7. Archer2010 says:

    I think this looks great. Just to clarify; are you using pork tenderloin, or pork loin? I have never encountered a 3 lb pork tenderloin. Thanks.

  8. John says:

    This also cubes up nicely for masitas de puerco or kabobs on the grillo.

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