Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Firecracker Marinade

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Firecracker Marinade

Party with pork that offers hot south-of-the-border flavor!

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

2:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

1/2
cup barbecue sauce
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons white wine vinegar
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
to 2 teaspoons red pepper sauce
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
3
pork tenderloins (2 1/4 lb)
3
large red or yellow bell peppers, roasted and cut into strips
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon balsamic vinegar
Salt, to taste
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
  1. In resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix barbecue sauce, brown sugar, 2 tablespoons oil, the white wine vinegar, soy sauce, pepper sauce and 1 clove garlic. Add pork; turn to coat. Seal bag and refrigerate, turning pork occasionally, at least 2 hours but no longer than 12 hours.
  2. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. In large bowl, mix bell peppers, 2 tablespoons oil, the balsamic vinegar, salt and 2 cloves garlic. Remove pork from marinade; reserve marinade.
  3. Cover and grill pork over medium heat 20 to 25 minutes, brushing occasionally with marinade and turning once, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Discard any remaining marinade.
  4. Cut pork into slices; arrange on platter with bell pepper mixture.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead
Make the bell pepper mixture and the marinade up to 2 days ahead of time. Cover and refrigerate.
Success
To roast the bell peppers, broil them with tops 5 inches from heat, turning occasionally, until the skin is blistered and evenly browned but not burned. Place in plastic or paper bag, and close tightly. Let stand 10 minutes, then peel, seed and cut into strips.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 255
    • (Calories from Fat 110 ),
  • Total Fat 12 g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 g,),
  • Cholesterol 75 mg;
  • Sodium 310 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 27 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.