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Juicy Pork Tenderloin Recipe in the Ninja Foodi Pressure Cooker

Written by: Lucas Johnson

This pork tenderloin recipe is my go-to for a juicy, flavorful dinner. I sear it in my Ninja Foodi, then pressure cook it with chicken broth. It's simple, but oh so delicious!

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Can't beat the feeling of that first bite of a juicy pork tenderloin, particularly when I've cooked it right in my own kitchen. This recipe, my friends, is cooked in the Ninja Foodi pressure cooker! Quick, simple, packed with flavor, and it leaves the pork tenderloin mouthwateringly juicy. Grab your apron and let's make magic happen. You can't miss trying this recipe out!

Ingredients for Juicy Pork Tenderloin in the Ninja Foodi

  • Pork tenderloin: Lean cut of meat that cooks quickly and stays juicy, perfect for pressure cooking and absorbing flavors.
  • Olive oil: Adds richness and helps sear the pork, enhancing flavor and preventing sticking in the pressure cooker.
  • Garlic powder: Infuses the pork with a savory depth of flavor, complementing the meat and enhancing overall taste.
  • Paprika: Adds a subtle smokiness and vibrant color to the pork, enhancing visual appeal and flavor profile.
  • Chicken broth: Provides moisture and savory depth to the dish, creating a flavorful cooking liquid for the pork tenderloin.

Essential Tools for Making This Delicious Pork Tenderloin Recipe

  • Ninja Foodi Pressure Cooker: Essential for pressure cooking the pork tenderloin to juicy perfection.
  • Tongs: Needed for flipping and searing the pork tenderloin evenly on all sides.
  • Meat thermometer: Ensures the pork tenderloin is cooked to the correct internal temperature for safe consumption.

Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pork tenderloin (about 1.5 lbs)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup chicken broth

Instructions:

  1. Season the pork tenderloin with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika.
  2. Select the "Sear/Sauté" function on the Ninja Foodi and heat olive oil.
  3. Sear the pork tenderloin on all sides until browned.
  4. Pour chicken broth into the pot.
  5. Close the pressure cooking lid, set the valve to "Seal," and pressure cook on high for 20 minutes.
  6. Allow for a natural pressure release for 5 minutes before manually releasing any remaining pressure.
  7. Remove the pork tenderloin from the Ninja Foodi and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 250 kcal | Carbohydrates: 1 g | Protein: 30 g | Total Fat: 13 g | Saturated Fat: 3.5 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.5 g | Cholesterol: 90 mg | Sodium: 600 mg | Dietary Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 0 g | Calcium: 20 mg | Potassium: 500 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Vitamin A: 10 µg | Vitamin C: 0 mg

Meal Prep and Storage Tips for Pork Tenderloin

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Season the pork tenderloin as directed.
  • Sear the pork tenderloin but reduce the pressure cooking time by 5 minutes.
  • Once cooked, let the pork cool completely before refrigerating in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • Season and sear the pork tenderloin.
  • Cool the pork completely, then wrap tightly in plastic wrap and foil.
  • Label and freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Thaw in the refrigerator overnight before reheating.

Did you know that adding a splash of apple cider vinegar to the chicken broth when pressure cooking the pork tenderloin can enhance the overall flavor and tenderness of the meat? Give it a try next time you make this dish!

Common Questions About Cooking Pork Tenderloin in the Ninja Foodi

FAQ:
How long does it take to cook pork tenderloin in the Ninja Foodi pressure cooker?
It takes about 20 minutes of pressure cooking time for the pork tenderloin to be perfectly juicy and tender.
Can I use a different type of broth instead of chicken broth?
Yes, you can use beef broth or vegetable broth as a substitute for chicken broth in this recipe.
Do I need to sear the pork tenderloin before pressure cooking?
Yes, it is recommended to sear the pork tenderloin before pressure cooking to enhance the flavor and texture of the meat.
How should I store any leftovers of this pork tenderloin dish?
Store any leftover pork tenderloin in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
Can I freeze the cooked pork tenderloin for later use?
Yes, you can freeze the cooked pork tenderloin in a freezer-safe container or bag for up to 3 months.

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