Perfectly seasoned, then roasted with butter, fresh parsley, and lemon zest in a cast-iron skillet, this is the BEST Pork Tenderloin ever! This recipe for juicy, tender pork tenderloin is super simple to make for a weeknight meal, and Sunday supper and is special enough for entertaining.
What makes this the best, juiciest, most flavorful Roasted Pork Tenderloin is a combination of a few simple things.
- A blend of seasonings to bring out the best flavors of the meat.
- Searing the meat then roasting the tenderloin with butter and fresh parsley in a cast-iron skillet.
If those two points alone don’t make your mouth start to water, then, I don’t know what will. But don’t take my word for it. You can make this amazing main dish in around 30 minutes and let your family decide. Just know, I’ve got your back, and you can take all the credit for making the BEST Roasted Pork Tenderloin ever.
- 2 3/4 to 1 pound each pork tenderloins (they will come packaged together)
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
- Dan-O’s Original Seasoning
- 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes (optional)
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1 lemon zested
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- Heat oven to 400 degrees.
- In a small bowl, mix together Dan-O’s seasoning, salt, paprika, and pepper. Coat the pork tenderloin.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the lemon zest and chopped parsley, then set aside.
- Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Drizzle in olive oil and sear the pork tenderloin on all sides. Turn off heat, dot the tenderloin with butter, and sprinkle on lemon zest and parsley. Cover with aluminum foil and place in the oven.
- Roast the pork for 20-25 minutes until the internal temperature reaches about 145. Remove the skillet from the oven and let the meat rest for 10 minutes. Slice the tenderloin and drizzle with pan juices. Sprinkle with additional parsley and serve.