How to make a Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

  • Published on:  3/9/2016
  • Learn how to make a bacon wrapped pork tenderloin. They are easy to make, and they take very little time to cook. This recipe the tenderloin is wrapped with bacon, and seasoned with a little bit of paprika, mustard, and brown sugar.

    1 1/2 pound pork tenderloin
    1 teaspoon kosher salt
    2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
    1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
    6 to 8 slices of bacon cut in half
    3 tablespoons brown sugar

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pat tenderloin with a paper towel. Salt meat generously with kosher salt. Heat two tablespoons of vegetable oil in a large skillet. Sear tenderloin for a couple of moments on each side, sear until the meat begins to brown.

    Place the meat on a wire rack resting inside of a baking sheet. Sprinkle the tenderloin with smoked paprika and dry mustard. Wrap the bacon over the pork tenderloin. Tuck the ends of the pork tenderloin underneath the meat. Sprinkle brown sugar over the bacon. Lightly press the brown sugar into the meat.

    Place the meat into the oven and cook for 35 to 40 minutes. Check the meat temperature with a thermometer. Pork should be at 145 degrees when done. All the meat to rest for about 10 minutes before cutting.