Baked Eggs with Coriander Crusted Pork Tenderloin

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  • Ingredients
    8 large EGGS
    1 stick salted butter (divided into 8 pieces)
    2 Tbsp. finely chopped chives
    2 Tbsp. finely chopped parsley
    1/2 cup creme fraiche
    salt and pepper (to taste)
    2 pounds pork tenderloin (trimmed)
    3 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
    4 Tbsp. crushed coriander seed
    1 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
    2 tsp. kosher salt
    2 Tbsp. oil

    Yields: 8 servings

  • Nutritional Information

    Per serving: 1/8 of recipe

    Calories: 398

    Total fat: 28 g
    Saturated fat: 14 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 4 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 7 g

    Cholesterol: 303 mg
    Sodium: 986 mg
    Carbohydrates: 2 g
    Fiber: 1 g
    Sugar: 1 g
    Protein: 31 g
    Vitamin A: 183 mcg
    Vitamin D: 1 mcg
    Folate: 26 mcg
    Choline: 241 mg
    Calcium: 87 mg
    Iron: 2 mg
    Potassium: 539 mg

    This recipe is an excellent source of protein, vitamin A and choline, and a good source of iron and potassium.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, MIX together herbs, creme fraiche and salt and pepper, and set aside.

  2. ARRANGE 8, 4-ounce ramekins on a large sheet tray and place a pat of butter in each. PLACE the sheet tray under the broiler set to high and COOK for 2 minutes until the butter has melted.

  3. Carefully CRACK an egg into each ramekin and top with a tablespoon of the herb mixture. Return to the boiler and COOK until the eggs are set, about 5 minutes.

  4. SPREAD the mustard evenly over the pork, and then sprinkle with the coriander, peppercorns and salt, pressing so the spices adhere.

  5. HEAT the oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Cook, TURNING, until browned on all sides, taking care not to burn the spices. Put the skillet in the oven and ROAST at 400° F for approximately 15 minutes. Serve with eggs and your favorite salad!

Insider Info

  • Experiment with different herbs to change up the dish, like tarragon, thyme or cilantro.
  • Add grated Parmesan cheese to the cooked eggs for extra flavor.