Z Food

Coffee Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

 
 
 
 
One 2 pound pork tenderloin, silverskin removed
1 tablespoon coffee beans
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 tablespoon black peppercorns
cup olive oil
 
 
METHOD:
Blend the coffee beans and peppercorns in a spice mill
Add the cocoa powder
Add the olive oil and mix to a dense paste thin the rub with olive oil to get desired consistency
Rub the pork tenderloin with the rub and allow to stand for at least half and hour
Grill over medium heat until internal temperature registers at 130 degrees Fahrenheit
Allow the meat to rest for five minutes before slicing and serving.
 
Serves Four
 
 
PAIRINGS:
This pairs well with the Hugo's Hill Shiraz, Landskroon Pinotage and Heron's Nest Cabernet/Pinotage