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We cut the tenderloin in half before grilling for a nicely charred crust and a juicy inside in half the time.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2015


Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower, Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

23 mins
23 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: about 3 ounces pork and 1/2 cup pineapple mixture)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.

  • Coat grill rack with cooking spray. Rub jerk seasoning and 1/4 teaspoon salt evenly over pork. Add pork to grill; grill 12 to 14 minutes or until a thermometer registers 145°, turning occasionally. Place pork on a platter. Cover with foil; let stand 5 minutes. Cut across the grain into slices.

  • Coat grill rack with cooking spray. Arrange pineapple slices on grill; cook 3 minutes on each side or until well marked. Remove from grill; chop. Combine pineapple, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, onion, and remaining ingredients in a bowl. Serve with pork.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

253 calories; fat 12.9g; saturated fat 2.2g; mono fat 8.3g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 25g; carbohydrates 10g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 74mg; iron 1mg; sodium 303mg; calcium 21mg.