Grilled Chili-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

Tender grilled pork - perfect for a main course that can be ready in 30 minutes!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

2
teaspoons packed brown sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons chili powder
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
pork tenderloin (about 1 lb)
1
teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix all ingredients except pork and oil. Brush pork with oil. Rub and press spice mixture on all sides of pork.
  • 2 Place pork on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 17 to 20 minutes, turning several times, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 155°F. Cover pork; let stand about 5 minutes or until thermometer reads 160°F. Cut pork into slices.

Expert Tips

Imagine lively seasoned butter melting over this tender grilled pork! Just mix up a little extra of the seasoning rub mixture and stir it into softened butter. Pass it around to top the pork.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
650mg
650%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.