Stove Top Pork Loin

Pork loin is cooked on the stove top in a flavorful sauce - tender and delicious way to cook meat.
Stove Top Pork Loin


  • 2 pounds pork loin
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce (I used marinara)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (or maple syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cook time:
3 hours, 10 minutes
Total time:
3 hours, 20 minutes
Yield: 5 Servings | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 3 hours, 10 minutes | Total time: 3 hours, 20 minutes


1. Rinse the pork and pat dry with paper towels. In a bowl, mix together vinegar, soy sauce, tomato sauce, hot sauce, sugar, salt and pepper. Add water and mix again.
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2. In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. the pork on all sides, about 3-5 minutes per side.
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3. Place the onion slices to a medium pot, place the meat on top of the onions. Add garlic and pour the prepared sauce over the meat.
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4. Cover and simmer on low for 3-4 hours, until the meat is very tender and almost falling apart.
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5. Let rest for 10 minutes, slice and serve (especially good over brown rice pasta).
Stove Top Pork Loin photo instruction 5
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Products I recommend for this recipe

Tomato Sauce

Tomato Sauce
Red Wine Vinegar

Red Wine Vinegar
Soy Sauce

Soy Sauce


Olive Oil

Olive Oil
Hot Sauce

Hot Sauce
Brown Rice Spirals

Brown Rice Spirals

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very tasty pork

Guest August 26, 2020 2:57 PM
I added a tbs of low sodiun soy sauce and forgot the salt, doubled the black pepper and garlic and used apple cider vinagre...and dry white wine instead of water. Family loved it. Excellent to cook pork loin like this.

Stovetop pork loin

Guest April 30, 2020 1:23 AM
Great recipe!

Served with steamed cauliflower

Guest September 18, 2019 1:47 AM
So good and can cut the meat with a spoon.

Pork lion roast on top of stove.

Guest May 6, 2018 3:38 PM
Very happy with the results. Looked like it came out of the oven and taste was Devine.

Liked this recipe

cynthia February 24, 2014 3:28 PM
Nice and flavorful piece of meat falling apart

My whole family really

nikki November 7, 2013 2:29 PM
My whole family really enjoyed this recipe. The pork was very tender and juicy, will make it again!

This was just an awesome pork

RandyBrandy October 22, 2013 9:34 PM
This was just an awesome pork loin. We served it with mashed potatoes and corn. It was moist and very delicious. Will definitely make again.

Simple ingredients, great

kath September 5, 2013 11:36 PM
Simple ingredients, great results. No need to change or add a thing. My hubby and kids loved it. Definitely 5 stars!

Guest October 28, 2021 2:00 PM
I love this ! Thank you!

alenatrs October 29, 2021 2:26 PM
You're very welcome! I'm glad you enjoyed this stove top cooked pork loin! - Alena

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