Garlic Glazed Pork Loin

This recipe can be made with pork tenderloin or a pork loin. Cooking times will vary depending on choice of pork. Cook pork to an internal temperature of 145 degrees.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Marinating time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 8 :6 oz servings
Calories 244 kcal


Cast iron skillet


  • 3 lbs. Pork loin or pork tenderloin
  • 6 garlic cloves diced or minced
  • 3 TBS olive oil
  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos
  • 3 TBS Swerve brown sugar
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • ground pepper to taste
  • 2 green onions diced


  • Combine olive oil, minced garlic, coconut aminos, swerve brown sugar, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper in a large glass bowl.
  • Add pork to the marinade and let marinade for at least 30 minutes.
  • Heat large oiled cast-iron skillet on medium-high heat.
  • When skillet is hot add marinated pork. Do not toss marinade, save for making the sauce.
  • Preheat oven to 325 while pork is searing.
  • Sear pork for about 5 on each side min, a total of 10 min.
  • After searing place pork in preheated oven. 25-30 minutes for tenderloins. 50-60 minutes for a 3lb pork loin. Reaching an internal temperature of 145 degrees.
  • When pork is done remove from the skillet, let rest for 5-10 minutes.
  • Place hot skillet back on stove top on low to medium heat.
  • Add sauce to the hot skillet stirring for about 2-4 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Slice pork and add back to the cast iron skillet with the sauce.
  • Top with diced green onions.
  • Serve with your favorite low-carb sides, like my Pork Fried Cauliflower Rice.


Serving: 6ozSodium: 361.2mgSugar: 4.6gFiber: 0.1gPotassium: 58.4mgCholesterol: 90mgCalories: 244kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 5.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.1gSaturated Fat: 2.2gFat: 8.8gProtein: 34.7gCarbohydrates: 5.5g
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