Dark Forest Pork Loin

Jan 10th 2018

After water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. But there are many different ways to enjoy tea. Recently we had a staff wide challenge to create recipes that used tea as a major ingredient. This recipe features our Dark Forest tea and is contributed by Caroline.

by Caroline


  • Pork loin
  • 1 oz of Dark Forest tea for every lb. of pork
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste


1. Preheat oven to 450° (F).

2. Crush Dark Forest tea with mortar & pestle to a uniform texture.

3. Coat both sides of the pork loin with the Dark Forest rub.

4. Place olive oil in a pan and heat to medium-high.

5. Sear each side of the pork loin for 4-5 minutes (8-10 minutes total).

6. Wrap loin in aluminum foil and bake in oven for 20 minutes.

7. Remove from oven and allow to rest for 5 minutes.

8. Cute into 1" slices and serve.