Prep Time
15 Mins
Chill Time
2 Hours
Stand Time
40 Mins
Grill Time
45 Mins
Makes 8 servings

This diabetic recipe for grilled pork loin roast features flavor from soy sauce, jerk seasoning, brown sugar substitute and a little bit of bourbon. Pair with sautéed spinach to round out the meal.

How to Make It

Step 1

Stir together lite soy sauce and jerk seasoning. Place roast in a 2-gal. zip-top plastic freezer bag. Pour soy sauce mixture over roast. Seal bag, and chill 2 to 12 hours, turning occasionally.

Step 2

Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high). Remove roast from marinade, discarding marinade. Pat roast dry with paper towels. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.

Step 3

Stir together brown sugar blend sweetener and bourbon in a microwave-safe glass measuring cup. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until sugar blend is dissolved, stirring after 30 seconds.

Step 4

Grill roast, covered with grill lid, over 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat 25 minutes. Baste with brown sugar blend mixture; turn and baste other side. Grill, covered with grill lid, 20 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 145°, basting after 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Step 5

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Splenda Brown Sugar Blend Sweetener.

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