Great Tastes of Manitoba

Mexican Pork Tenderloin Sliders (with Yogurt-Lime Sauce)

| Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin, well-trimmed, about 12 oz (o.375 kg)

Mexican Rub:

  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) brown sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ancho chili powder
  • dash EACH cinnamon and allspice
  • 12 Cocktail or mini buns

Directions

  1. In small bowl, combine rub ingredients. Generously rub onto all sides of pork tenderloin; set asides 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 425 degrees F/220 degrees C.
  3. Place tenderloin on rack in roasting pan. Using an instant-read meat thermometer, cook 25 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 155 degrees F/68 degrees C.
  4. Transfer pork to a clean plate; let cool slightly. Slice tenderloin into 1/4-inch slices.
  5. Assemble sliders by placing two slices of pork on each bun.
  6. Top with a dollop of Yogurt-Lime Sauce and your choice of toppings like shredded lettuce, thinly sliced avocado, tomato and onion.

Yogurt-Lime Sauce:

  1. Stir together 1/2 cup (125 mL) plain yogurt, 1/2 tsp (2 mL) grated lime zest, 2 tsp (10 mL) lime juice and 1 Tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh cilantro.

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