Photo: Oxmoor House
8 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork and 1/3 cup salsa)

Marinate juicy pork tenderloin in a mixture of lime juice, garlic, and spices, then grill and top with a homemade grilled pineapple salsa. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first 6 ingredients in a 2-quart baking dish. Trim fat from pork. Place pork in dish, turning to coat; cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning pork occasionally.

Step 2

Prepare grill.

Step 3

Remove pork from dish; discard marinade. Brush with oil. Insert a meat thermometer into thickest portion of pork. Place on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 25 minutes or until thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink). Cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Sprinkle with cilantro and green onions. Serve with Grilled-Pineapple Salsa.

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Ratings & Reviews

LYHeiser's Review

March 20, 2013
I made this tonight for the first time. My husband and I loved it. We will be having the leftover meat and salsa tomorrow and will pair it with fresh cooked spinach with garlic as well as cajun rice. I will definately make this again and again.

NSikorsky's Review

February 23, 2013

PeggyV's Review

September 22, 2012
A go-to recipe for us; everything works perfectly together, with a side of rice. I use canned pineapple and jalapeno slices.

GatewayCook's Review

March 20, 2012
This was delicious. I made everything exactly as written, but marinated the pork for ~10 hours. I served it with coconut baked rice and the pineapple salsa and it was perfect. Great amount of heat, with some sweetness, balanced with the creamy coconut rice. Perfect.

ABHunter's Review

June 22, 2011

Riace886's Review

September 22, 2009
Tremendously flavorful and tender. I didn't use a grill - I marinated the pork all day then sauted slices of tenderloin. Served with the salsa and some rice, this was very quick and delectable.

saracat's Review

June 10, 2009
This was great. I would definitely serve this to company. The only thing I did differently was to not add the jalapenos to the salsa to tone it down for my six year old. We had this with roasted asparagus.

abceri's Review

May 04, 2009
This was awesome! The salsa was pretty H-O-T (2 jalepenos plus a chipotle chile may have been overkill) but the flavors were intense and delicious.