Air Fryer Pork Loin with Apricot Sauce
- Yield: 4
- Servings: 4
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 20m
- Ready In: 30m
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Saturated Fat3.0 g
Trans Fat3.9 g
Unsaturated Fat0.6 g
Air fryer pork loin with apricot sauce. If you love the flavor of pork medallions and apricot sauce, you’ll love this easy air fryer recipe that yields a tender, juicy entree.
What are the benefits of air frying?
Air frying is a healthier alternative to deep-frying. It is a process of cooking food with hot air and no oil. The food is placed in a basket or on a rack and then surrounded by hot air.
Air frying reduces the amount of fat that can be absorbed by the food, which means it’s more healthy than deep frying. Air fryers are also easier to clean than deep fryers because there’s no oil residue leftover from cooking.
Why should I use an air fryer to cook the pork loin and not just a skillet on the stovetop at home?
Air fryers are a healthier alternative to frying food in oil. They use less oil and cook food faster, which means that they are more efficient. Air fryers also cook the food evenly and help it to brown and crisp up nicely.
How do I cook a pork loin in an air fryer?
Cooking a pork loin in an air fryer is not as complicated as it sounds. All you need is some basic ingredients and the right technique.
First, get your air fryer out and set it to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Next, slice up your pork loin into pieces that are about an inch thick. You want to make sure that they are all about the same size so that they cook evenly. Season the meat with salt and pepper, then place them in the air fryer basket and cook for 20 minutes or until they reach 160 degrees Fahrenheit internally. Finally, remove them from the basket, let them rest for five minutes while you prepare a side dish such as roasted vegetables or mashed potatoes, then enjoy!
Air Fryer Pork Lon with Apricot Sauce
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- 1 ½ pounds (760 g)pork tenderloin
- 1/2 taspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- To Make Apricot Sauce:
- 12 oz (360 ml) apricot preserves
- 2 tablespoons dry sherry
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
Preheat your air fryer to 400 F (200 C) for 5 minutes.
In a small mixing bowl, combine the mustard, vinegar, olive oil, and Italian seasoning. Mix well. Brush over the tenderloin on all sides, then season with salt and black pepper.
Place the pork loin in the air fryer basket. Cook at 400 F (200 C) for 16-17 minutes, or until the meat reaches 145 F (73 C).
Meanwhile, in a saucepan over medium heat, combine apricot preserves, dry sherry, and soy sauce. Bring the sauce to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Simmer for 1 minute
Remove roasted pork loin from the fryer and transfer to a cutting board. Slice and serve with apricot sauce. Enjoy.