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Grilled Pork and Poblano Peppers


  • 3 large poblano peppers
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon aniseed, ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 pork tenderloins (about 1 pound each)


  • 1. Cut each pepper in half and remove the seeds. Stuff peppers with cheese; set aside.
  • 2. Combine the seasonings; rub over pork. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat until a thermometer reads 145°, about 15 minutes. Place peppers over indirect heat; cook until peppers are tender and cheese is melted, about 8-10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

3 ounces cooked pork with 1/2 pepper: 304 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 110mg cholesterol, 389mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 38g protein.


Average Rating: 4.5
  • clellish
    Oct 18, 2011

    Wonderful recipe full of flavor. The rub on the pork is delicious and the peppers and cheese are a great combination an an excellent addition to the grilled pork! We make this quite often!

  • LauraManning
    Jul 9, 2010

    The peppers were too hot for my taste, but the pork was really good.

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