Spice-Rubbed Grilled Turkey Tenderloins

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Turkey Tenderloins Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Rose Nguyen
Grill seasoned turkey tenderloins for a juicy, flavorful alternative to grilled chicken. 


Makes 4 to 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes
Stand: 10 Minutes


2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. ground red pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground coriander
1 1/2 pounds turkey tenderloin
2 tablespoons olive oil


1. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Stir together first 6 ingredients. Brush turkey tenderloin with olive oil, and rub with brown sugar mixture.

2. Grill turkey, covered with grill lid, over 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat 10 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 165°. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.