Gluten-free Pork Tenderloin with Smoky Espresso Rub
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon instant espresso granules or 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 cup water
1. Preheat oven to 425°.
2. Combine first 7 ingredients. Rub sugar mixture over pork. Cover and let stand 15 minutes.
3. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Heat oil in pan. Add pork; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink).
4. Remove pork from pan, reserving drippings in pan. Cover pork and let stand 5 minutes. Stir 1/2 cup water into drippings, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Drizzle sauce over pork.