Molasses Grilled Turkey Tenderloin



Makes 8 to 10 servings
Total time: 4 Hours, 45 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 4 Hours, 45 Minutes


1 cup molasses
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 pounds turkey tenderloins
Vegetable cooking spray
Salt to taste


1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag; add turkey. Seal and chill 4 hours, turning occasionally.

2. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Coat cooking grate with cooking spray, and place on grill. Remove turkey from marinade, discarding marinade.

3. Grill turkey, covered with grill lid, 20 to 25 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 170°, turning occasionally. Let stand 15 minutes. Cut turkey diagonally into thin slices, and arrange on a serving platter. Season with salt to taste.