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Herb crust air fryer pork tenderloin


This cool pork tenderloin reaches juicy perfection in less time than the oven. It takes a delicious golden crust and the inside is perfectly soft!

The air fryer makes it much easier for you to cook your favorite foods faster than in the oven. Air fryer chicken fajitas and ultra crispy air fryer chickpeas These are two examples like pork tenderloin!

Close up of sliced ​​pork tenderloin with herbs and brown crust on the surface

It's perfectly soft and juicy on the inside, a delicious golden crust on the outside. Serve with Sweet potato mash and asparagus for a delicious (and simple) meal!

Reasons you might arrive across this recipe

  • Pork tenderloin cooks in just 15 minutes
  • It has a delicious golden crust on the outside, but completely soft and juicy on the inside
  • A simple spice scrub gives a delicious aroma without the need to marinate

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Check out the video below to see how I cook this pork tenderloin in the deep fryer! You can find more in my recipe videos. Youtube channel.

Content notes

Top view of the ingredients for making pork tenderloin in the deep fryer (with labels)
  • pork tenderloin This recipe was tested with 1 pound of pork tenderloin. You should reduce the cooking time if you have a smaller steak and increase the cooking time if you have a larger steak.
  • Olive oil- It helps the seasoning stick to the surface of the pork and form that golden crust. Avocado oil is another great option to use in a deep fryer.
  • Spice up- add flavor without marinating; Be sure to mix them in a bowl before serving the pork tenderloin.

Step by step instructions

Spoon with mixed spices in white bowl

1.Mix the spice mixture- In a small bowl, mix the onion powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper, basil and thyme together.

uncooked pork tenderloin rubbed with a mixture of oil and spices in a bowl

2. Prepare the pork tenderloin. If you want the most tender pork tenderloin, take the time to remove the silver skin (the tough connective tissue and strip of fat on top of the tenderloin). Check out the video to see how I do it or Check out this tutorial to see how it's done.

Then brush the fillet with olive oil and rub in the spice mixture. It is important that you rub it on the pork surface with your hands to keep it sticking.

Top view of uncooked pork tenderloin in air fryer basket

3. Cooking Preheat your air fryer to 400 ° F for at least 5 minutes, then place your fillet in the basket * or in the lower bowl. Turn it in half and cook for 15 minutes.

* If you have a small deep fryer, the pork tenderloin may not fit. Be sure to check your air fryer before it heats up!

Air Fryer models

This recipe was tested on 1 pound of pork tenderloin in both basket and oven style air fryers. The cooking times were slightly different:

Top view of the boiled pork tenderloin in the frying basket

4. Check the temperature Use an instant thermometer to determine if the pork tenderloin is alert to exit the air fryer:

  • medium cooked – 145-150 ° F.
  • Mid 150-155 ° F.
  • medium well – 155-160 ° F.

Remember that your fillet can commute from medium to medium in just a few minutes. So keep an eye on it towards the end!

Side angle view of sliced ​​pork tenderloin on cutting board

5. residual This is KEY to a juicy pork tenderloin as the juices can settle out. I noticed that even if I accidentally overcooked the fillet, a 10 minute break made a much juicier pork tenderloin than a 5 minute break.

To rest the fillet, put it on a cutting board before slicing it. If you want to keep it warmer, you can cover it with a plate. After resting, cut into slices and enjoy!


FAQ

How long does pork tenderloin take in the deep fryer?

1 pound of pork tenderloin at 400 ° F takes 15 minutes. If you have a larger pork tenderloin, it will take longer.

At what temperature is pork tenderloin cooked?

It really comes down to how the pork tenderloin is cooked. For a slightly pink but very juicy pork, I recommend cooking it to 145 ° F; If you'd prefer your pork to be cooked further, cook it to 155 ° F. The pork in the photos here was around 150 ° F.

Close up image of sliced ​​pork tenderloin on plate showing juicy heart

Storage and rewarming

Pork tenderloin is top served fresh as it can dry out during storage. However, storage is completely secure:

  • Warehouse- cool completely, then store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • Warm up Heat in the microwave or pan until it has evaporated.

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Herb crust air fryer pork tenderloin

Course: dinner

Local cuisine: American

Diet: Diabetic, gluten-free

Calorie: 171kcal

Portion: 4th

This cool pork tenderloin reaches juicy perfection in less time than the oven. It takes a delicious golden crust and the inside is perfectly soft!

Preparation time10 minute

cooking timefifteen minute

endurance10 minute

total time35 minute

  • Stir in the spice mixture In a small bowl, mix the onion powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper, basil and thyme together.

  • Prepare pork fillet- With a knife, wiggle under the silver skin of the pork (fatty vein and connective tissue on the fillet). Carefully cut it.Next, rub the fillet with olive oil, then rub the spice mixture into it. It is important that you rub it on the pork surface with your hands to keep it sticking.

  • To bake- Preheat the air fryer to 400 ° F for at least 5 minutes, then place it in the fillet basket or lower bowl. Turn it in half and cook for 15 minutes.

  • Check the temperature Use an instant thermometer to determine if the pork loin is alert to abandon the fryer:medium cooked – 145-150 ° F.Mid 150-155 ° F.medium well – 155-160 ° F.

  • Rest (Note 2)– – Transfer the fillet to the cutting board before slicing. If you want to keep it warmer, you can cover it with a plate. After resting, cut into slices and enjoy!

If the pork tenderloin is larger than 1 pound, you'll need to increase the cooking time. Use an instantly readable thermometer and take your pig out when it reaches the following temperature:

  • medium cooked – 145-150 ° F.
  • medium – 150-155 ° F.
  • medium well – 155-160 ° F.

2- reste KEY for a juicy pork tenderloin as the juices can settle out. Even when I accidentally overcooked the fillet, I found that a 10-minute break makes a much juicier pork tenderloin than a 5-minute break.
warehouse
Pork tenderloin is served fresh as it tends to dry out when stored.
Refrigerate completely for storage before refrigerating in an airtight container for up to 4 days.
Warm up
Heat it in the microwave or in a closed pan over medium heat or in hot steam until cooked.

Offer: 4thself | Calorie: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: oneG | Protein: 24G | Fat: 8thG | Saturated fatty acids: 2 ..G | Trans fat: oneG | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 461mg | Fiber: oneG | Sweets: oneG | Vitamin A: 13thIU | C vitamin: onemg | Calcium: 17thmg | Iron: onemg


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