Spice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Glaze

I am always looking for good recipes to use for Pork Tenderloin.  There’s just something not too exciting about a pork tenderloin.  Well, tonight I stand corrected!  This recipe is really delicious and easy to prepare with the typical fridge ingredients.  I bet it would be even better on the barbeque! I served it with Cilantro Jasmine Rice & Steamed Broccoli kicked up with a tablespoon of garlic.  Enjoy!!

Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Glaze
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2 pork tenderloins
1 tbsp chili powder
1 tbsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

1 1/2 c apricot preserves
1/2 c barbeque sauce
1 tsp ginger, freshly grated
1/2 tsp garlic
1/2 tsp hot sauce
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1) mix the chili powder through the pepper and sprinkle on the pork tenderloins.  place on a foil covered baking sheet.  let sit for 20-30 minutes.
2) preheat the oven to 425.
3) bake tenderloins for 20 minutes.
4) while the tenderloins are baking, mix the last 5 ingredients in a sauce pan and melt on medium low heat.  in the last 5 minutes of baking the tenderloins, spread some of the apricot glaze over them.
5) slice the tenderloins and serve with the remaining glaze & jasmine rice.

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