Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Marinated Pork Tenderloin


"A slightly sweet marinade that makes for the best tasting pork you will ever have."


6 h 30 m servings 278 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 278 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 27 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 1008 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place soy sauce, brown sugar, sherry, dried onion, cinnamon, olive oil, and a touch of garlic powder in a large resealable plastic bag. Seal, and shake to mix. Place pork in bag with marinade, seal, and refrigerate for 6 to 12 hours.
  2. Preheat grill for high heat.
  3. Lightly oil grate. Place tenderloins on grill, and discard marinade. Cook 20 minutes, or to desired doneness. Slice into medallions, and serve.


  • Note
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 911 Ratings


Found this fantastic recipe a year ago, have made it several times since for both company and just the family. It is absolutely delicious and it consistently gets rave reviews. Here's what I d...

Didn't change a thing and it was awesome! Marinated it for 12 hours. I don't have an outdoor grill, so I used my cast iron grill pan on the stove. The best part was the chargrilled outer part...

My family thought this recipe was okay, but nothing outstanding. We will not likely make it again.

I'd give more stars if I could! Like other reviewers, the only change I'd make is to increase the number of servings you prepare, because people will ask for seconds. Also, double or triple t...

I tried this recipe and loved it, we baked it and substituted balsamic vinegar for the sherry. It was fabulous!! Not one leftover! Thanks!!

Loved the ease & amazingly tasty results of this recipe - lots of bang for little buck. Followed other comments & used 1/2 onion + 4 garlic cloves as substitute for powders. Marinated only 4 h...

I am about to make this recipe for the third time. I roast it for 1 hr at 350. I am going to try boiling the marinade and basting the meat this time. This is a great recipe when you have comp...

Terrific recipe Lisa. I took the suggestion of another reviewer and used raspberry vinegar in place of the sherry and let this marinate for 2 days. We grilled the tenderloins half way through ...

I'm giving this five stars even before I try it because enough of the reviewers who actually followed the recipe say it is worth it. To all the rest, I often wonder what you are thinking? Giving...