Marinated Grilled Pork Loin

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4.67 from 112 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Marinate: 30 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Marinated Grilled Pork Loin is truly one of the best grilling recipes you can make. If you are a fan of pork, you have to try this incredible marinade. The pork stays so juicy and flavorful and the crust on the outside is ….amazing!

Marinated Grilled Pork Loin

This Marinated Grilled Pork Loin is all about the balance of flavors. The pork comes out so tender and the slices are dripping with juice. Pair it with your favorite summer vegetables as a side dish and you will have a truly spectacular dinner.

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What We Love About This Tenderloin Pork Marinade Recipe

Pork on its own can be very bland, however add some sauces or marinade and it really becomes an amazing main dish.

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A tray of Marinated Grilled Pork Loin.

Ingredient Notes for the Marinated Grilled Pork Loin

  • Molasses: Dark, rich thick and delicious.
  • Coarse-grained Mustard: To balance out the sweet of the molasses.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: Great to marinate meat.
  • Pork tenderloins, trimmed
  • All Purpose Seasoning: The perfect blend of seasoning such as salt, garlic powder and black pepper etc.
Pork Loin with seasoning.

Equipment Needed for Marinated Pork Loin

How to Make Marinated Grilled Pork Loin

These are the basic steps for making . Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Creating the marinade for the pork loin.

STEP 1: MAKE MARINADE

First. combine first 3 ingredients in a zip top bag, reserving a few tablespoons for basting. Then remove an silver skin or excess fat from the pork loin roast and season with one teaspoon of the all purpose blend then add the pork to the bag and chill for at least 30 minutes.

STEP 2: GRILL

Next, preheat your grill to medium-high heat. Then grill pork for about twenty minutes, turning frequently. Cook until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees on a meat thermometer.

STEP 3: BASTE

During the last 10 minutes of grilling, baste pork with reserve marinade. Remove from grill and allow meat rest for several minutes before slicing and serving.

How to grill the pork loin.

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Prepare the marinade and keep it in the fridge for several days, The pork can marinade in the fridge for up to eight hours.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store wrapped tightly in aluminum foil or in an airtight container in the refrigerator, according to the USDA it will last up to four days if kept in the refrigerator.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Store well wrapped in the freezer for up to a year but is best to be eaten within three months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Reheat on the grill or stovetop in a pan, pour over any reserve marinade to help the pork retains its juices.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Replace the molasse with honey or maple sugar.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT MUSTARD?

Of course, use Dijon mustard or your other favorite kind for this recipe.

IS A GAS GRILL OR CHARCOAL GRILL BETTER FOR COOKING THIS RECIPE?

Both methods are ideal for cooking your pork tenderloin as long as you use an indirect heat, keep the lid closed during cooking and turn about every 10 minutes or so. The key is to make sure it is cooked to 145 degrees so invest in a meat thermometer.

SHOULD I COOK THE PORK TENDERLOIN ON DIRECT HEAT OR INDIRECT HEAT?

Since the pork is a lean cut of meat, cooking the tenderloin on indirect heat on your grill will help it to not dry out, find out more tips here.

Marinated Grilled Pork Loin on a white plate.

Expert Tips for Making This Marinated Pork Loin Recipe

  • Add Fresh Herbs: Finish the dish with some fresh parsley or thyme.
  • Short cut tip: Prepare the pork and marinade in advance and allow it to sit for up to twelve hours.
  • Alternate ingredient for glaze: Add a touch of heat with paprika or red pepper flakes are wonderful for grilling pork tenderloin.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: This Marinated Pork Recipe can be cooked in the oven on a grill pan if you do not have access to a grill. Bake at 350 for about 40 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees.

What to Serve with Marinated Grilled Pork Loin

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Marinated Grilled Pork Loin
4.67 from 112 votes

Marinated Grilled Pork Loin

Yield: 6 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Marinate: 30 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Marinated Grilled Pork Loin is truly one of the best grilling recipes you can make. If you are a fan of pork, you have to try this incredible marinade. The pork stays so juicy and flavorful and the crust on the outside is ….amazing!
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Ingredients

  • 1/4  cup  molasses
  • tablespoons  coarse-grained mustard
  • tablespoon  apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4-pound pork tenderloins, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons House Seasoning Blend

Instructions

  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a ziploc bag, reserving a few tablespoons for basting.
  • Season each pork tenderloin with 1 teaspoon of House Seasoning Blend.
  • Add pork to bag and chill for at least 30 minutes or up to 8 hours.
  • Preheat grill to medium high.
  • Grill pork for about 20 minutes, turning frequently, until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees.
  • During last 10 minutes of grilling, baste pork with reserved marinade.

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Expert Tips

 
  • Add Fresh Herbs: Finish the dish with some fresh parsley or thyme.
  • Short cut tip: Prepare the pork and marinade in advance and allow it to sit for up to twelve hours.
  • Alternate ingredient for glaze: Add a touch of heat with paprika or red pepper flakes.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: This Marinated Pork Recipe can be cooked in the oven if you do not have access to a grill. Bake at 350 for about 40 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 758kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 125g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 393mg | Sodium: 1149mg | Potassium: 2527mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 6.4mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled, pork

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34 thoughts on “Marinated Grilled Pork Loin”

  1. MMMM! I can almost smell this one! Thank you for sharing!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can’t wait to see what you have for next week!
    AllieMakes.Blogspot.com

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  2. sounds really great and delicious. thanks for sharing and i love to have it very soon…have a great weekend! 🙂

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  3. christina, this looks so freakin’ yummy!! i loved watching the clip of you, too! 😀

    thanks for linking up to mangia mondays!

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  4. That looks great! There’s a restaurant in town that serves pork tenderloin with BBQ hollaindaise sauce which is fantastic – but making the pork myself has always seemed to hard. I’ll have to try this out!

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  5. Hi Christina,
    This is an awesome looking Pork Tenderloin. I am going to be trying this recipe very soon. Thank you for sharing and have a great week.
    Miz Helen

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  6. I have some molasses sitting in the cabinet begging me to use it. Thanks for the inspiration. Come on over to Hunk of Meat Monday and link up this great tenderloin.

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  7. Wow, I did not think to create a blog for my recipes. I love to try new things and I have 3 pages of pictures of food on facebook. You have a very nice blog!

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    • Thank you for the kind words, Shannon! It’s a fun hobby since I really enjoy cooking and my husband loves photography.

      Reply

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