Jalapeno-Honey Pork Tenderloin

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 271.4
  • Total Fat: 8.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 67.2 mg
  • Sodium: 365.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 23.9 g

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Can be grilled or raosted in the oven, either way its tasty! Serve with rice. Can be grilled or raosted in the oven, either way its tasty! Serve with rice.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 12oz pork tenderloin

    1/3 cup honey

    3 tbsp light soy sauce

    1 tbsp sesame oil

    2 fresh jalapeno peppers (you can seed them or keep the seeds), finely chopped

    1 tbsp grated fresh ginger (can substitute dried, ground)

    1/4 to 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper


1. Trim fat from meat. Place meat in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. For marinade: in a small bowl combine honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, chopped jalapeno peppers, ginger and crushed red pepper. Pour marinade over meat. Seal bag; turn to coat meat. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 12 hours or up to 24, turning bag occasionally.

2. Drain meat, reserving marinade. In a grill with a cover, test for medium to high heat. Place meat on grill rack. Cover and grill for 40 to 50 minutes or unitl juices run clear, brushing once with reserved marinade after 15 minutes of grilling. Discard remaining marinade.

3. Remove from grill, cover with foil, and let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. If desired serve with hot cooked rice.

Oven directions: prepare recope as directed in step 1. Drain meat, reserving marinade. Place meat on a rack in a roasting pan. Roast in a 425 degree oven for 25 to 35 minutes or until juices run clear brushing once with reserved marinade after 10 minutes of roasting. Discard remaining marinade. Remove from oven, cover with foil. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DEADEENA.

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  • Great flavor and it makes enough marinade that it handled my 3 pound roast easily. I added 3 cloves of garlic to eat as well. My husband even used the left over marinade for dipping sauce instead of bbq sauce. Thanks for sharing it. - 8/20/10

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  • Incredible!
    Very yummy! Can't wait to try it on the grill! - 3/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    Better than I could have dreamed! A Keeper. - 3/9/10

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