Fruity Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Fruity Grilled Pork Tenderloin

78 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    30 m
  • Ready In

    4 h 45 m
Kris Schultz
Recipe by  Kris Schultz

“This is my favorite summer marinade for pork tenderloin. Use any of your favorite fruit sodas--black cherry, grape, raspberry, etc. Also great served cold on a green salad.”

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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  1. In a small sauce pan, mix together soy sauce, brown sugar, and jam over low heat until sugar has dissolved. Reserve 1/4 cup of sauce for basting the tenderloin while grilling. Combine remaining sauce with soda in a large plastic resealable bag; place meat in bag, and seal. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or overnight.
  2. Preheat grill for medium heat.
  3. Lightly oil preheated grill, and discard marinade. Cook tenderloin for 15 to 20 minutes, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center reads 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).
  4. Remove meat from grill, and allow to rest for 5 minutes before slicing into 1/4 inch thick medallions.

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Excellent! The best and easiest pork tenderloin recipe I have ever found! I have also used the marinade for chicken breasts --They are great. I usually marinade them the night before and they turn out great! I cook the pork tenderloins to about 150 degrees and then wrap them in foil for 20 to 30 minutes and they turn out perfectly.



Loved it....but made a few changes the second time. I find cola works better than fruit-flavored sodas. Fruity ones impart TOO much of THEIR flavor. I also cut the brown sugar in half. The soda makes it sweet enough. 20 minutes on the grill and your ready to eat! Delicious!!



We used Coke instead of a fruit soda. We had no problem finding the plum jam; it right there in the supermarket with all the other jellies and jams. This was great! We made it for Christmas Eve and had plenty of leftovers for sandwiches. We were sorry to run out!!!

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Amount Per Serving (2 total)

  • Calories
  • 544 cal
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 5.4 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs
  • 85.1 g
  • 27%
  • Protein
  • 37.3 g
  • 75%
  • Cholesterol
  • 98 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium
  • 1919 mg
  • 77%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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