Bourbon Pork Tenderloin

  • Yield: 8 servings

"This truly has become a family favorite. I have served many friends and family, and it has become the very 'best' to all who have had the pleasure of sharing it with us."


Marinade and Meat:
1/4cup soy sauce
2tablespoons brown sugar
1/4cup bourbon
2 1/2pounds pork tenderloin
1/3cup sour cream
1/2cup mayonnaise
1tablespoon chopped onion
1tablespoon dry mustard
1 1/2teaspoons red wine vinegar
1/4teaspoon salt


  1. Prepare the marinade by combining soy sauce, brown sugar and bourbon. Stir well to dissolve sugar. Place meat in a zip-top plastic bag. Pour in marinade. Refrigerate 3 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 325F. Place pork in baking dish. Bake 2 hours, basting frequently with marinade.
  3. Cool roast and slice for serving.
  4. To prepare the sauce, mix together sour cream, mayonnaise, chopped onion, mustard, vinegar and salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat, cool slightly, and place in dish to serve with pork.

Recipe by Louise Vilsack, Glenshaw, Pa.