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Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin

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This air fryer pork tenderloin is full of sweet and savory flavors, cooked to perfection with the help of our air fryer!

Sliced Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin on a white platter.

I love entertaining during the holidays, but when it comes to serving up fancy dinners, I’ll take all the help I can get!

This air fryer pork tenderloin is rubbed with delicious olive oil, sweet brown sugar, earthy garlic, and spices, and then cooked until juicy and perfect with the help of the air fryer.

I love using my air fryer, it saves me from having to turn on the oven and dirty extra dishes. Plus, it expertly cooks the pork tenderloin, keeping it juicy and flavorful, without having to add a lot of extra fat. 

Whether you’re looking for an amazing main course or an easy midweek dinner, this air fryer pork tenderloin is a must-try!

Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin in the air fryer basket.

Ingredients for air fryer pork tenderloin

  • Pork tenderloin – This cut of pork is so versatile and tender, it’s a definite crowd pleaser!
  • Olive oil – This is the fat of choice we are using to help the flavorings and spices stick to the pork.
  • Brown sugar – The brown sugar will impart a deep, sweet molasses flavor to the pork.
  • Garlic powder – Garlic is a classic choice paired with pork that will add earthiness to the dish.
  • Italian seasonings – Italian seasoning blend can be found in the spice aisle of most major grocery stores.
  • Dried mustard – Dried mustard will add a unique and mild mustard flavor.
  • Kosher salt – Salt will help enhance all of the flavors of the pork and the spices. 

Suggestions for side dishes

Pork tenderloin is so versatile, you really can’t go wrong with any side dishes!

Some of my favorites are:

Adjusting the spices

It’s easy to add a little heat to this air fryer pork tenderloin!

In your spice blend, just add a pinch of cayenne pepper or some red pepper flakes.

Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin on a serving platter.

What is Italian seasoning blend?

Italian seasoning blends can be found in the spice aisle of most major grocery stores.

It is usually a combination of dried basil, oregano, rosemary, marjoram, and thyme.

Be sure to check the label to see if there’s any extra added salt, you want to stay away from those blends because it’s easier to control the salt content yourself.

Storage and leftovers

Any leftover air fryer pork tenderloin can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

To reheat, simply place on a microwave-safe dish, covered loosely with a damp paper towel, and heat for 2-3 minutes or until heated thoroughly.

Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin sliced on a plate.

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Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin

Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This air fryer pork tenderloin is full of sweet and savory flavors, cooked to perfection with the help of our air fryer!


  • 2 (1 pound) pork tenderloins
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried mustard powder


  1. Grease your air fryer basket with olive oil spray and set it aside. 
  2. Pat your pork tenderloins dry with a paper towel and then rub them with olive oil. 
  3. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, salt, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and dried mustard. 
  4. Rub the spice mix all over the pork, making sure to coat it on all sides. 
  5. Transfer the pork to the air fryer and cook at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes, flipping halfway through. 
  6. Check the internal temperature of the pork with an instant-read thermometer. The pork is ready to serve when the temperature registers 145 degrees F. 
  7. Store any leftover pork in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two days.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 76Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 219mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 4g

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