Dark Forest Pork Loin

Dark Forest Pork Loin

Jan 10th 2018
recipes, savory

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.