Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Yogurt and Lime



Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours
Grill: 20 Minutes
Stand: 10 Minutes


2 (1-pound) pork tenderloins
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
3 cups plain yogurt
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons olive oil


Sprinkle pork evenly with salt and pepper. Place in a baking dish or large zip-top plastic freezer bag.

Stir together yogurt and next 6 ingredients. Reserve 1 cup yogurt mixture; cover and chill.

Spoon remaining yogurt mixture over pork, rubbing evenly over pork. Cover or seal, and chill 2 hours. Remove pork from marinade, discarding marinade.

Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°), 20 minutes, turning once, or until meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 155°. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Cut into 1/2-inch slices; serve with reserved 1 cup yogurt mixture.

October 2004
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