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Ginger Spiced Pork Recipe

Flavor a few pork tenderloins with this easy rub before putting them on the grill, and you're in for a terrific treat. They make an extra-special summer meal.——Beth Walton, Columbus, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 pork tenderloins (1 pound each)

Directions

  • 1. Combine the first nine ingredients; rub over pork. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • 2. Prepare grill for indirect heat, using a drip pan. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack Place pork over drip pan and grill, covered, over indirect medium heat for 30 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked pork equals 210 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 261 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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