Brined Pork Tenderloin and Orange Sesame Glaze

Brined Pork Tenderloin with Orange Sesame Glaze

How to make a simple brined pork tenderloin and orange sesame glaze.  I got over the steamed and sauteed green bean in the video.  If you have never brined meat your should give it a try.  It is easy to to and tastes amazing.  The orange sesame glaze is easy to make but feel free to add your sauce if you like something better.  This is a great dish to make for the holidays.  It looks as good as it tastes. 

Brined Pork Tenderloin with Orange Sesame Glaze

Brined Pork Tenderloin with Orange Sesame Glaze


  • 2 C Chicken Stock
  • 1 C Apple Juice
  • 1/4 C Soy Sauce
  • 1/4-1/3 C Brown sugar
  • 1 T sea salt
  • 1 T Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1 t Thyme
  • 1 t rosemary
  • 3 garlic
  • 4 Tangelos or Clementines(any small orange)
    Orange Sesame:
  • 3/4 C fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 T light soy sauce
  • 1 t soy sauce
  • 2 t sesame oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 t fresh ginger
  • 1 t mirin
  • 2 t honey
  • 1-1 1/2 T sugar
  • 1-2 t red pepper flakes
    Green Beans:
  • green beans
  • olive oil
  • butter
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. add all ingredients to 2 quart pan and warm to melt sugars
  2. let cool and add to meat for at least 24 hours.
    Orange Sesame:
  1. heat 1 T canola oil in pan
  2. add red pepper, garlic and ginger
  3. stir for 15 second and add rest of ingredients
  4. simmer for 5-8 minutes
  5. add a corn starch mixture to thicken to desired consistency
  6. set aside
    Pork Tenderloin:
  1. drain and let come to room temperature ( I removed all peppercorns sticking to meat)
  2. season meat with garlic salt
  3. Heat oven save pan with oil and sear meat on all four sides
  4. Bake in oven for 15-20 minutes at 400 degrees. Internal temp should be between 145-160 degrees.
  5. Let rest for 10 minutes
    Green Beans:
  1. simmer in a pan of water for 6 minutes
  2. drain and add beans back to pan
  3. add olive oil and butter to pan and toss.
  4. salt and pepper to taste and you are done

If you like this recipe you should give this one a try.  Click on link to see this post.

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