Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Pork Tenderloin

Pork tenderloin is a popular cut of meat that comes from the muscle along the backbone of the pig. It is known for its tenderness and mild flavor, making it a favorite among home cooks. The air fryer, a kitchen appliance that uses hot air to cook food, has become a popular tool for cooking pork tenderloin due to its ability to create a crispy exterior while keeping the inside juicy and tender. This method of cooking also cuts down on cooking time, making it a quick and easy dinner option.

Air Fried Pork Tenderloin

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: MainCuisine: American
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This recipe will show you how to make delicious and tender pork tenderloin using an air fryer. The air fryer method creates a crispy exterior while keeping the inside juicy and flavorful.


  • 1 pork tenderloin

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon paprika


  • Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  • In a small bowl, mix together the salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika.
  • Rub the pork tenderloin with olive oil and then coat it with the spice mixture.
  • Place the pork tenderloin in the air fryer basket and cook for 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  • Check the internal temperature with a meat thermometer. The pork should reach an internal temperature of 145°F (63°C). If it needs more time, continue cooking for a few more minutes.
  • Once done, remove the pork tenderloin from the air fryer and let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.


  • Make sure to preheat your air fryer before cooking.
  • You can use any type of seasonings or marinade for the pork tenderloin.
  • For best results, let the pork tenderloin rest for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

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