Barbecued Pork Tenderloin



Serves 6 (serving size: 3 ounces pork and 1 tablespoon reserved sauce)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 227
Fat 6.5 g
Satfat 3.2 g
Sodium 483 mg


2 tablespoons butter
1 cup chopped onion
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup cider vinegar
3 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
2 (12-ounce) pork tenderloins
3/4 teaspoon salt
Vegetable oil


Preheat grill to medium-high. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in brown sugar, vinegar, ketchup, and soy sauce; bring to a boil. Cook 6 minutes. Process mixture until smooth. Reserve 6 tablespoons sauce. Sprinkle pork tenderloins with salt; brush with sauce. Place pork on an oiled grill rack. Grill 6 minutes on each side or until thermometer registers 145°. Remove pork, and let stand for 5 minutes. Slice.