Grilled Pork Tenderloin Recipes

A Perfect Cut of Meat for the Grill

Lean, tender, and loaded with flavor, pork tenderloin is one of the most versatile cuts you can grill. The secret to a great grilled pork tenderloin is to start with a marinade. Being lean, it can dry out and a marinade protects the surface and helps to add flavor. Start the tenderloin on a hot fire to build a crust on the surface and to give it the great grilled flavor it deserves. Finish the pork over a low heat to get it to the level of doneness desired and to keep from overcooking the outside. 

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    Grilled Pork Tenderloin

    Pork tenderloin on grill.
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    This grilled pork tenderloin is marinated in an Asian-style marinade that keeps the meat tender and adds a lot of delicious flavors. Marinate overnight or for at least a four hours to get the maximum effect. This is a simple and easy recipe, but with fantastic results.

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    Sage and Cumin Pork Tenderloin

    Sage and Cumin Pork Tenderloin
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    A unique blending of spices are used in this sage and cumin pork tenderloin recipe. Grill over charcoal, but gas works just as well. If so inclined, double the marinade recipe and set half aside for brushing onto the pork while it's cooking. What makes this recipe really work is the combination of the aromatic flavors of the sage combined with the earthiness of the cumin. A great combination that makes for a perfect pork tenderloin.

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    Balsamic-Herb Pork Tenderloin

    Balsamic-Herb Pork Tenderloin
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    This balsamic-herb pork tenderloin recipe tenderizes and adds a rich, deep flavor. Because the tenderloin is cut into small pieces it grills hot and fast without drying out and makes for a quick, yet amazingly good meal.

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    Italian Dressing Pork Tenderloin

    Italian Dressing Pork Tenderloin
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    Italian dressing is a perfect marinade. The combination of oil and vinegar, with a good amount of herbs and spices, makes it delicious. It also helps to tenderize meats and at add flavor. This Italian dressing pork tenderloin is a quick and easy way to grill a great meal.

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    Herb and Honey Pork Loin

    Chili-Apricot Pork Loin Roast
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    This herb and honey pork loin roast is marinated in beer and honey, making it tender and flavorful. Remember to use pork loin and not pork tenderloin. It will save you a lot of money. Also, pork loin has more fat so it will stay moist under the heat of your grill.

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    Southwestern Style Rotisserie Pork Tenderloin

    Southwestern Style Rotisserie Pork Tenderloin
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    This Southwestern style rotisserie pork tenderloin recipe has a great kick. This dish is best complemented by a side of grilled vegetables. The easiest way to secure these tenderloins to the rotisserie is to tie them together with kitchen string with the rotisserie spit in the middle.

  • 07 of 09

    Grilled Tenderloin Barbecue

    Grilled Tenderloin Barbecue
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    This grilled tenderloin barbecue is a fantastic way to get pulled pork without a smoker and several hours of cooking time. The pork tenderloin is already pretty tender so it doesn't need to be smoked to get it right, quick and easy.

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    Jerk Pork Tenderloin

    Jerk Pork Tenderloin
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    Caribbean Jerk flavors go perfectly with pork and this Jerk pork tenderloin recipe is packed full of flavor. This is a perfect summertime dish and is great served up with cut tropical fruits.

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  • 09 of 09

    Hawaiian Pork Tenderloin

    Grilled Hawaiian Pork Tenderloin
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    This Hawaiian grilled pork tenderloin slow roasts on the grill as you brush it down with a tangy style sauce. Top it off with grilled veggies and you've got a delicious meal.