Grilled Apple Garlic Ginger Pork Tenderloin

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"This is a delicious and simple marinade for chicken or pork. But, I do prefer to use pork tenderloin for this particular recipe. Now, I also like pork chops, or pork loin slices too. Simply marinate all day; then grill! I like an outdoor grill with a little smoke flavor (from wood chips); but, an indoor grill pan will also work. It has an Asian BBQ flavor; so, just about anything works as a side dish. Prep time, does not include time for the pork to marinate."

Original recipe yields 7 servings
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  • Serving Size: 1 (296.2 g)
  • Calories 401
  • Total Fat - 20.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7 g
  • Cholesterol - 109.8 mg
  • Sodium - 2327.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 8.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.8 g
  • Sugars - 4.2 g
  • Protein - 43.9 g
  • Calcium - 25.9 mg
  • Iron - 1.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 5.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Marinade ... Add all the ingredients to a small bowl; and, whisk to combine. Reserve 1/2 cup of the marinade for a drizzle over the meat once it is done.

Step 2

Pork ... Add the marinade to a large gallon ziploc bag; along with the tenderloins. Close the bag, shake; and, make sure the pork is well covered. Refrigerate at least 8 hours up to overnight. I always let it marinate overnight. You can also do this in a casserole or baking dish too. Just cover well with plastic wrap.

Step 3

If I let them go over night, in the am ... just flip the bag over. This way, they will marinate evenly on both sides.

Step 4

Grill ... Now, I like an outside grill; and, I also like to add some wood chips to my smoker box. If you don't have a smoker box ... simply add some soaked wood chips to a foil pouch; poke a few holes in it - and set directly on the heating element. Instant smoker.

Step 5

Tenderloin ... Grill on medium high to high heat, turning often; after you get a nice char on each side. Then, transfer to indirect heat to finish cooking. I like to remove the pork when the temp reaches 140-145 degrees - I do use a thermometer for this. Then, transfer to a plate, cover with foil; as it will continue cooking after it is removed from the heat. Let it rest a good 10 minutes before slicing. Cooking time can vary from 20-35 minutes, depending on the thickness of the pork; or, cut you decide to use.

Step 6

Sauce ... As the pork rests; heat up the reserved marinade, I usually just use the microwave for this; just a a minute or so on medium heat. You can also do this on your grill in a small pot too. Whatever is the easiest method.

Step 7

Serve and ENJOY! ... Slice the pork and transfer to a platter. Drizzle the warm glaze/marinade over the top; and serve. Garnish with plenty of scallions; and, serve family style over a bed of brown rice ... and, a side of Apple Coleslaw. But honestly, any side dish would work.

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