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Carolina Marinated Pork Tenderloin

You'll need just three ingredients to make a melt-in-your mouth marinade friends and neighbors will rave about. —Sharisse Dunn, Rocky Point, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)


  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the molasses, mustard and vinegar; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  • Grill pork, covered, over indirect medium-hot heat for 20-27 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°, turning occasionally. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounces cooked pork: 160 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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  • mjlouk
    Aug 21, 2015

    Very bland. No flavor.

  • Terryannie
    Aug 3, 2011

    Very easy and great for summer entertaining!Terry

  • lurky27
    Jul 28, 2011

    Yummy & easy! What more could you want?~ Theresa

  • karynp6
    Oct 28, 2010

    Wow. I don't even need to look at another recipe for pork tenderloin again.

  • bgallion
    Sep 13, 2010

    So easy and so delicious! (The zucchini-corn saute pictured as the side is also delicious!)

  • mkfrazier
    Aug 25, 2010

    This also makes a delicious marinade for pork chops.