Easy Mexican Tenderloin

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Easy Mexican Tenderloin

22 minutes
Calories 410kcal


  • 1 pound loin (beef or venison loin)
  • 4 cloves garlic (beef or venison loin)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon oil (beef or venison loin)
  • 4 teaspoons taco seasoning (beef or venison loin)
  • 1 tablespoon lard
  • 2 teaspoons fine sea salt
  • cilantro leaves


  • Place the loin in a baking dish, add the garlic, lime juice, oil and taco seasoning roll loin to coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Place cast iron skillet with lard to medium high.
  • Season the loin on all sides with salt, then add the loin to the hot skillet.
  • Sear on all sides for about 2 minutes each or until a nice crust forms.
  • Use a hand towel and transfer to the hot oven.
  • Cook for 7-8 minutes.
  • Meanwhile prepare salsa and guacamole.
  • Remove from oven and allow to rest on a cutting board for 10 minutes before slicing.


Calories: 410kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:36:11.

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