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Molasses Pork Tenderloin with Red Wine Sauce

Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings
Try this Molasses Pork Tenderloin for an impressive dish for entertaining. You can leave off the red wine sauce for the kids.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/4 cups molasses
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 (3/4-pound) pork tenderloins
  • Red Wine Sauce (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a shallow dish or heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; add tenderloins. Cover or seal, and chill 8 hours.

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  2. Remove tenderloins from marinade, discarding marinade.

  3. Grill tenderloins, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 20 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 160°, turning occasionally. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with Red Wine Sauce, if desired.

  4. Note: Tenderloins may be pan seared in a hot skillet to brown and then baked at 375° for 15 to 20 minutes.