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Adobo-Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Grilled-Pineapple Salsa

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork and 1/3 cup salsa)
Marinate juicy pork tenderloin in a mixture of lime juice, garlic, and spices, then grill and top with a homemade grilled pineapple salsa. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh lime juice (about 8 limes)
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onions
  • Grilled-Pineapple Salsa

Nutrition Information

  • calories 194
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 5.6 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • monofat 2.6 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 25.5 g
  • carbohydrate 10.5 g
  • fiber 1.5 g
  • cholesterol 79 mg
  • iron 2.8 mg
  • sodium 306 mg
  • calcium 42 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a 2-quart baking dish. Trim fat from pork. Place pork in dish, turning to coat; cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning pork occasionally.

  2. Prepare grill.

  3. Remove pork from dish; discard marinade. Brush with oil. Insert a meat thermometer into thickest portion of pork. Place on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 25 minutes or until thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink). Cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Sprinkle with cilantro and green onions. Serve with Grilled-Pineapple Salsa.