Pork Tenderloin in Sweet Bourbon Glaze

Pork Tenderloin in Sweet Bourbon Glaze

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 40 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 lbs Pork Tenderloin or 4-6 chops
  • 1/2 cup Jack Daniels Bourbon any brand will work
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 package Mariposa Farms Cilantro coarsly chopped
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tsp Mariposa Farms Thyme leaves


  • In a shallow glass casserole dish, combine bourbon, brown sugar, soy sauce, cilantro, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, water, and thyme leaves, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add the pork, cover, and marinate in the refrigerator, turning occasionally, for 8 to 12 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet or the bottom of your roasting pan with tin foil, make sure the entire sheet is covered. This will make clean up easier, the marinade tends to burn on.
  • For tenderloins: Place the tenderloins, side by side without touching, on a wire rack in a shallow roasting pan.
  • For chops: Place chops on a baking sheet.
  • Roast for 30 minutes, or until a meat thermometer registers 160 degrees, basting occasionally with the marinade, Discard any unused marinade.
  • Remove from oven, place on a plate and rest for 10 minutes before serving.