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Walsh Family Grilled Pork Tenderloins

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min.


8 servings

This is one of my friend's favorite family dinners, and one of my family's, too. It’s absolutely delicious, and even more so when cooked on a charcoal grill. —Lisa Finnegan, Forked River, New Jersey
Walsh Family Grilled Pork Tenderloins Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pork tenderloins (1 pound each)


  1. In a bowl or shallow dish, combine the first 7 ingredients. Add the pork and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain pork, discarding marinade. Place pork on an oiled grill rack. Grill, covered, over indirect medium-hot heat for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

3 ounces cooked pork: 143 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 165mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

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