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Chimichurri Pork Tenderloin

Chimichurri Pork Tenderloin

with Honey-Roasted Carrots and Lime Rice

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Chimichurri is the perfect condiment: it’s bright, tangy, herbaceous, and so versatile. Cilantro, garlic, lime, jalapeño, and cumin provide punchy flavors that lift everything they touch to new delicious heights. This week, the magical sauce is drizzled over pork tenderloin. On the side, we’re serving honey-roasted carrots and fluffy, lime-scented rice. The flavors are so harmonious, once you take a bite, you may find it impossible to put your fork down.


Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Preparation Time40 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

4 unit


1 unit


2 clove


¼ ounce


½ cup

Jasmine Rice

12 ounce

Pork Tenderloin

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Chili Flakes

½ ounce


Not included in your delivery

11 teaspoon

Olive Oil

1 tablespoon





Nutrition Values/ per serving
Nutrition Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3180 kJ
Calories760 kcal
Fat38 g
Saturated Fat9 g
Carbohydrate67 g
Sugar14 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein39 g
Cholesterol110 mg
Sodium320 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Small pot
Baking Sheet
Medium Pan
Paper Towel
Small Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon

Adjust rack to top position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash and dry all produce. Trim, peel, and cut carrots into ½-inch pieces on a diagonal. Zest and quarter lime (quarter both limes for 4 servings). Mince or grate garlic. Finely chop cilantro (including stems).

Cook Rice
Cook Rice

In a small pot, combine rice, ¾ cup water (1½ cups for 4 servings), and a large pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to low. Cook until water has absorbed and rice is tender, about 15 minutes. Keep covered off heat until ready to serve.

Roast Carrots
Roast Carrots

While rice cooks, toss carrots on one side of a baking sheet with a large drizzle of olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast on top rack for 15 minutes (we’ll add the pork then). (For 4 servings, use 2 baking sheets; keep carrots roasting on top rack and add pork to middle rack after searing.)

Cook Pork
Cook Pork

Meanwhile, pat pork dry with paper towels. Season all over with salt, pepper, and half the cumin. Heat a large drizzle of olive oil in a medium pan over medium high-heat. Add pork and sear, turning occasionally, until browned all over, 4-8 minutes. Once carrots have roasted 15 minutes, remove from oven and add pork to empty side of sheet. Return to oven and roast until pork is cooked through and carrots tender, 10- 12 minutes.

Make Chimichurri
Make Chimichurri

In a small bowl, combine cilantro, a pinch of garlic, remaining cumin, 2 TBSP olive oil (3 TBSP for 4 servings), and a big squeeze of lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Taste and add more lime juice and garlic (to taste). Add a small pinch of chili flakes, if desired.

Finish and Serve
Finish and Serve

Fluff rice with a fork, then stir in lime zest, 1 TBSP butter (2 TBSP for 4 servings), salt, and pepper. Thinly slice pork. Toss roasted carrots with honey and a pinch of chili flakes (to taste). Divide rice, pork, and carrots between plates. Drizzle pork with chimichurri. Serve with any remaining lime wedges on the side.