Spicy Pork Tenderloin

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. + chilling Grill: 25 min.


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
A friend shared this recipe for marvelously flavorful pork years ago. It really sparks up a barbecue and has been popular whenever I've served it. I guarantee you'll get many requests for the recipe. —Diana Steger, Prospect, Kentucky
Spicy Pork Tenderloin Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 to 3 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pork tenderloins (about 1 pound each)


  1. Combine the first five ingredients; rub over tenderloins. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours.
  2. Grill, covered over medium-hot indirect heat for 25-40 minutes or until thermometer reads 160°.

Nutrition Facts

3 ounce-weight: 135 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 350mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3-1/2 lean meat.