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Grilled Chili-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

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Grilled Chili-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Tender grilled pork - perfect for a main course that can be ready in 30 minutes!
Updated Apr 12, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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

170 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 26g Protein, 3g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
650mg
27%
Potassium
440mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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