Whether you’re grilling for the Memorial Day holiday or it is simply a fire up the grill day, try Spiced Pork Tenderloin. Though an F is not a rating we generally strive for in this case it’s all good. It’s Fast, Flavor-full and can be Fat-fighting as a lean, lower calorie protein choice. The dry rub of herbs and spices gives the tenderloin flava’. It is so easy to prepare—when you’re ready to serve it, garnish with a few sprigs of fresh herbs and your family and friends will be convinced you’re the new Food Network star!
Podcast #2 will show you the step-by-step on this recipe.
SPICED PORK TENDERLOIN
1 2-1/2 lb. pork tenderloin
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 tablespoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
1 tablespoon black pepper
1-1/2 tablespoons minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Prepare a medium-hot fire in grill or preheat gas grill to 3500 . Combine seasonings, mixing until blended. Using spatula or hands, rub seasoning mixture all over pork tenderloin. Place tenderloin on grill. Close cover and grill 20 to 30 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center of pork registers 1600. Remove pork from grill; cover with aluminum foil and let rest 10 minutes, before slicing. Approx. 6 to 8 servings
Note: I blend my fav dry rubs and spice blends to keep on the shelf to save time when grilling or making spaghetti sauce. What on-hand spices and herbs do you have in your kitchen?