Grilled 1/2 Pork Loin

Tony G.


I have tried many rubs and marinades over the years, but sometimes simplistic is the best!


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15 Min
2 Hr


  • 4-5 lb
    pork loin with fair amount of fat on one side
  • 6 clove
    garlic, halved
  • ·
    fresh ground sea salt & pepper
  • ·
    olive oil, extra virgin

How to Make Grilled 1/2 Pork Loin


  1. Rub olive oil generously all over loin
  2. Salt & Pepper both sides
  3. With a sharp knife, cut several 1"-2" deep slits in pork loin where the fat is located
  4. Insert halved garlic cloves into slits
  5. Prepare grill with medium heat coals, moving all coals to one side for indirect cooking method
  6. Place pork loin on side opposite of coals, cover grill
  7. Grill fat side up; covered, for 20 minutes/lb.
  8. The last 7 minutes of cooking, flip loin on fat side directly over coals and cover.
  9. Remove loin from grill, wrap in aluminum foil for 20 minutes to retain juices

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About Grilled 1/2 Pork Loin

Course/Dish: Roasts
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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