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Is pork fillet the same as tenderloin?

The pork tenderloin, also called pork fillet or Gentleman's Cut, is a long thin cut of pork. As with all quadrupeds, the tenderloin refers to the psoas major muscle along the central spine portion, ventral to the lumbar vertebrae.

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Regarding this, is a pork loin fillet the same as a pork tenderloin?

The Main Difference Pork loin and pork tenderloin are not cut from the same part of the animal, and in fact, look really different — pork tenderloin is thin and small, while a pork loin is wide enough that you can cut steak-like pieces from it. How you cook it, though, is the main difference.

what can I use instead of pork tenderloin? Substitute for Pork Loin You can substitute equivalent beef loin cuts which will require totally different cooking methods.

Likewise, people ask, what cut is pork fillet?

The fillet or tenderloin is a long thin muscle, found on the inside of the ribcage and is a part of the loin cut. It can be cooked whole, cut into small round medallions and pan-fried, or cut into 1cm slices and bashed into thin escalopes. Pork fillet is the leanest of all cuts, so it's the healthiest choice.

Which is more tender pork loin or pork tenderloin?

Pork tenderloin, also called pork filet, is cut from the rear end of the loin. As a result, the tenderloin is one of the most tender cuts of pork you can buy. The easiest way to tell a pork tenderloin from a pork loin is by size. A tenderloin is much smaller and weighs between 1 to 1 ½ pounds.

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