Cookbook:Chipotle Maple Glazed Pork Tenderloin

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Pork tenderloin is at its best when quickly cooked on the grill.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

  • 1 pork tenderloin, trimmed of silver skin
  • 4 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, finely minced
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tbs finely grated lime zest
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbs honey

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Combine lime, garlic, salt, honey, and pepper in a gallon size zip-top bag. Add pork and refrigerate 24 hours.
  2. In 24 hours, drain pork. Set aside.
  3. Heat 4 1/2 pounds of natural chunk charcoal in a large chimney starter according to accompanying directions. Once coals have heated, disperse evenly around the bottom of the grill. Reapply grill grate and swab grate with an oil-soaked towel.
  4. Add pork to hottest part of grill and cook 1 1/2 minutes. Turn 90 degrees and cook another 1 1/2 minutes. Repeat 12 times or until internal temperature reaches 140 degrees F for medium rare.
  5. While pork cooks, combine chipotle and maple syrup. Set aside.
  6. Make a foil pouch and place cooked pork inside. Pour maple mixture over and tightly seal. Let rest 15 minutes and serve warm.