pork tenderloin and sprig of thyme

Crunchy Thyme and Mustard Pork Tenderloin

Low carb pork tenderloin main dish perfect for special occasions. Hints of thyme and mustard make this easy meal a gourmet treat!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -5 servings
Calories 199kcal
Author Easyhealth Living


  • 1 pound pork tenderloin
  • 1-2 tablespoons brown mustard (or your favorite type)
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed thyme
  • 1/2 cup to 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Slice pork into 1/4 to 1/2 inch slices.
  • Spread a small amount of mustard on each pork slice.
  • Salt and pepper each slice and sprinkle evenly with crushed thyme.
  • Turn pork slices over and repeat seasoning process.
  • Place panko crumbs in a bowl and firmly press each slice into crumbs to coat.
  • Heat olive oil in a saute pan over medium heat and add pork slices.
  • Cook until browned then turn slices to brown evenly (approx.5 minutes per side).
  • Cover pan and lower heat to steam pork (approx. 10 minutes depending on thickness of pork until thermometer registers 145 degrees). Serve.


Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 460mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.5mg