What Spices Go Best With Pork?

What Spices Go Best With Pork?

What Spices Go Best With Pork?

Some spices that go well with pork are sage, oregano, pepper, garlic and onion. A good rub for pork tenderloin calls for oregano and garlic along with cumin, coriander, thyme and salt. A spice blend for pork ribs uses chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic, onion and brown sugar. A good barbecue blend calls for cayenne and black pepper, chili powder, ground cumin, paprika and brown sugar.

Make a basic seasoned rub for pork tenderloin by whisking together 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 teaspoon of ground cumin, 1 teaspoon of ground coriander, 1 teaspoon of dried oregano and 1 teaspoon of dried thyme. Once the spices are well-blended, rub them over a 1 1/4-pound pork tenderloin. Brown the tenderloin in a pan with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of sauted minced garlic, and finish cooking it in the oven at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes.

To make a good spice blend for pork ribs, combine 1 tablespoon of cumin, 1 tablespoon of paprika, 1 tablespoons of garlic, 1 tablespoon of onion and 1 tablespoon of chili powder. Whisk in 2 tablespoons of kosher salt; 1 tablespoon of brown sugar; and 1 teaspoon each of cayenne, black and white pepper. Rub it on the ribs before grilling.