Apple Mint-Kissed Pork Tenderloin
Apple Mint-Kissed Pork Tenderloin

Apple Mint-Kissed Pork Tenderloin


April 14, 2016

Beautifully light and succulent. A delicious, fruity preparation of pork.
KISS Recipe Contest: 3rd PLACE WINNER, Savory Category
Darling Saunders
, Stratford University School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program (Richmond, VA campus).


1 standard sized pork tenderloin

1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and thinly sliced

1 cup Spearmint Keep It Simple Syrup®

½ Tbsp salt

1 teaspoon pepper

1 Tbsp Lawry’s Seasoning

½ teaspoon ground ginger

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon Goya Adobo all-purpose seasoning


1Cut the pork in half and beat it flat on both sides.

2Soak the apples in ½ of the KISS for about an hour.

3Mix the other ½ cup of KISS with the remaining ingredients. Pour over the pork and let it marinade for about an hour.

4Lay the pork on a flat surface and pour the apples on top. Use string to wrap the pork around the apples; secure tightly.

5Place on a hot grill and turn until the internal temp reaches 145°F.

6Let cool. Slice and serve with rice or potatoes.

©2013 Darling Saunders. | All rights reserved. Republished with permission by Chef Sous LLC.