PORK TENDERLOIN WITH LIME-HONEY GLAZE
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Marinating Time: 4 Hours
Cook Time: 1 Hour and
Ready In: 1 Hour and
Makes 4 servings
2 pork tenderloins, about
1 pound each
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 cloves garlic, chopped finely
Salt to taste
1/4 cup honey
1/2 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon coarsely ground fresh black pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
1. Line Mixture: Combine
lime juice, garlic, and 1/4 teaspoon salt until salt dissolves;
thoroughly stir in honey. Set aside.
2. Spice Mixture: Mix paprika,
black pepper, and cayenne and set aside.
3. Rub each pork tenderloin with
1/2 tablespoon olive oil, then rub each with half the "set
aside" spice mixture.
4. Marinate, in the refrigerator
tightly wrapped, several hours or overnight. Return to room temperature
5. When ready to cook, fold the
thin end of tenderloin back over the tenderloin to form a piece
of meat of uniform thickness; secure with a toothpick or tie
5. Salt the tenderloins (optional).
6. Grill or broil at medium-high
heat, turning frequently, until the internal temperature at the
thickest part is 150 degrees or a cut shows barely rosy meat,
about 14 minutes.
7. Half way through brush pork
tenderloin with "set aside" lime mixture several times.
8. When pork tenderloin is done,
remove from heat; brush with remaining lime mixture. Let meat
rest 5 to 10 minutes covered with a tea towel.
9. To Serve: Slice thinly on
Wine suggestion for this recipe:
California Sauvignon Blanc.