Pan Seared Pork Tenderloin with Caramelized Onion and Fig Relish


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1. Preheat oven to 425°.


2. Sprinkle pork evenly with salt and pepper coat with cooking spray.

3. Heat a medium-sized cast-iron skillet or other ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork cook 4 minutes or until browned on all sides, turning occasionally.

4. While pork browns, coarsely chop figs. Combine vinegar, 2 tablespoons water, and soy sauce in a small bowl.

5. When pork is browned, remove pan from heat. Add figs, onion, and vinegar mixture to pan, stirring to loosen browned bits.

6. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink). Stir onion mixture cover pan loosely with foil.

7. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.


8. Slice and serve with the relish spooned on top. For a healthier option, remove the figs before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4