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Grilled Rubbed Pork Recipe

Grilled Rubbed Pork Recipe

Susan Tuma of Faribault, Minnesota perks up pork tenderloin with an easy rub that's both sweet and spicy. "We make this dish all summer long, and I get loads of requests for the recipe because the meat is so moist and flavorful," Susan says. "The leftovers make great sandwiches, too."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 pork tenderloin (1 pound each)
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Place pork in a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Combine the brown sugar, garlic powder, chili powder, oregano and pepper; rub over pork. Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 hours.
  • 2. Coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill. Grill pork, covered, over indirect medium heat for 18-20 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°, turning occasionally. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 220 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 91mg cholesterol, 76mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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