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Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Susan Vajaranant Photo by: Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Susan Vajaranant

Chili-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

The spices on Chili-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin are just enough to give the tenderloin a little bite but not enough to overpower the flavor.

All You JUNE 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Cook time:20 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$2.38

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 pork tenderloin (about 1 lb.)

Preparation

1. Preheat grill to medium high. In a large ziplock bag, combine olive oil, garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper. Add lime juice and rub sides of bag together until mixture forms a thin paste. Add pork to bag, seal bag and rub sides well until spice mixture has coated pork thoroughly.

2. Just before cooking, oil heated grill. Remove pork from bag, place on grill and cook, turning occasionally with tongs, until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest part reads 140ºF, 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board, cover loosely with foil and let rest for 10 minutes before carving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 173
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 24g
  • Carbohydrate: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 74mg
  • Sodium: 213mg
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