Asian Pork Tenderloins Recipe
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Asian Pork Tenderloins Recipe

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“These mouthwatering tenderloins are a summer favorite at our house and so easy to prepare. They’ll have family and guests alike asking for seconds…and thirds!” Joan Hallford – North Richland Hills, TX
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min. + standing
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min. + standing
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 4 pork tenderloins (3/4 pound each)

Nutritional Facts

5 ounces cooked pork equals 285 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 237 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein.


  1. For marinade, in a blender, combine the first seven ingredients; cover and process until blended. Divide marinade between two large resealable plastic bags; add two tenderloins to each bag. Seal bags and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Prepare grill for indirect heat. Drain pork, discarding marinade in bags. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  3. Grill pork, covered, over indirect medium heat for 20-30 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.
    Freeze option: Freeze uncooked pork in bag with marinade. To use, completely thaw in refrigerator. Grill as directed.
    Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Asian Pork Tenderloins in Simple & Delicious May/June 2009, p56

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Nov. 4, 2011

"Best pork I've ever had!"

Reviewed Nov. 3, 2010

"To end my review on a positive note,

I recommend this grilled pork loin recipe instead:
It is terrific and I've made it many times."

Reviewed Nov. 3, 2010

"I was not impressed with the flavor combination. My husband said this tasted like lemon dish detergent. I like to give positive reviews, but this one I can't (and I try to rate everything I try from this website). Sorry."

Reviewed Oct. 20, 2010

"everybody i have served this to has enjoyed it."

Reviewed Jul. 11, 2010

"We just made this and we loved it! Will definitely make this again!"

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