Grilled Pork Tenderloins

1
Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

This recipe came to us by a special friend of the family and is oh so scrumptious! I hope you enjoy it too!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • BRINE FOR THE TENDERLOINS

  • 1/2 c
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 qt
    cool water
  • ROSEMARY - ORANGE GLAZE

  • 1/4 c
    frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 4 tsp
    fresh rosemary, minced
  • ORANGE BALSAMIC SAUCE

  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh rosemary, minced
  • 1/3 c
    orange marmalade
  • 4 tsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • TENDERLOINS

  • 2
    pork tenderloins (about 2 pounds total), brined
  • ·
    orange - rosemary glaze

How to Make Grilled Pork Tenderloins

Step-by-Step

  1. Brine for Tenderloins:
    For 2 tenderloins, in a medium bowl mix kosher salt and sugar with cool water until dissolved.
    Trim the tenderloins of excess fat and silver skin.
    Submerge them in the brine and let stand for 45 minutes.
    After 45 minutes, remove the pork from the brine, rinse thoroughly and pat dry.
  2. Rosemary-Orange Glaze:
    In a small saucepan, bring the OJ concentrate, brown sugar and rosemary to a simmer.
    Simmer until the mixture reduces to about 2 tablespoons.
    Set aside and cool slightly.
  3. Orange Balsamic Sauce:
    Heat the oil in a small saucepan over medium heat.
    Add garlic and rosemary and cook until fragrant and sizzling (about 30 seconds).
    Stir in marmalade and vinegar.
    Heat until warm.
    **NOTE** After slicing the pork, add any juices from the carving board to the sauce before serving. Pass separately when serving the pork tenderloin.
  4. Tenderloins:
    Rub the brined tenderloins all over with the glaze and then season with pepper.
    Heat gas grill, turning all the burners to high until fully heated, 10-15 minutes.
    Put the pork on the hot grill grate. Close the lid and grill for 7 minutes.
    Turn pork over, close lid and grill another 6 minutes.
    Turn off the heat (keep the lid closed) and continue to cook for another 5 minutes on the residual heat.
    At this point, an instant read thermometer inserted in the middle of the thickest end of the tenderloin should read 145-150 degrees. If not, close the lid and let the pork continue to roast in the residual grill heat.
    Remove pork from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes before carving.
    Cut across the grain into 1/2 inch slices and serve immediately.

Printable Recipe Card

About Grilled Pork Tenderloins

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American



Show 3 Comments & Reviews

17 Healthy Summer Dinner Recipes

17 Healthy Summer Dinner Recipes


These light and fresh dinner recipes are perfect for hot summer nights. Full of flavor and easy on your waistline, the entire family is going to love these healthy recipes. Salads, grilled chicken, salmon, and more make for delicious healthy meal options to make this summer.

17 Refreshing Recipes with Mint

17 Refreshing Recipes with Mint


Have an abundance of mint in your garden? These mint-tastic recipes are the answer! Bursting with fresh mint leaves, these refreshing summer dinner recipes are sure to be a hit. From grilled goodies to fresh salads to yummy vegetarian options, mint works with them all! Not only are they easy to make on a hot […]

16 Recipes That Prove Pineapple and Coconut Are a Match Made in Dessert Heaven

16 Recipes That Prove Pineapple and Coconut Are a Match Made in Dessert Heaven


Nothing like that melt-in-your-mouth flavor combo of pineapple and coconut to get your taste buds salivating! Pies, cakes, trifles, and more, you can get these magical flavors in so many delicious ways. No need to ever limit yourself (or your stomach). Scroll down to see some of our favorite dreamy pineapple and coconut dessert recipes.