Spicy Pork Tenderloin

Spicy Pork Tenderloin


"A flavorful, fast and easy recipe for grilled pork tenderloin. The spice could also be used on chicken or ribs!"

Ingredients 2 h 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 189 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7.7 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.6g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 27.1 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 84 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 472 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, mix together chili powder, salt, ginger, thyme, and black pepper. Rub spice mix into pork tenderloins. Place meat in a baking dish, cover, and refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Preheat grill for medium heat.
  3. Brush oil onto grill grate, and arrange meat on grill. Cook for 30 minutes, or to desired doneness, turning to cook evenly.
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  1. 36 Ratings


Both my fiance and I were big fans of this rub. I had the pork wrapped in saran and marinating in the fridge for about six hours before I baked it. We only used one tenderloin, baked at 325 for about half an hour (turning halfway). I modified the rub for one by halving the chili powder and salt but keeping the remaining spices the same. I also added a 1/4 tsp garlic powder. There was enough of the rub to create a good coating all around the outside of the pork. Tasty stuff!


Wonderful flavor! While this is called "spicy," it is not "hot." The spice flavor was fantastic- so much better than the pre-seasoned pork tenderloins that are so popular in the grocery stores nowadays. When it was cooking, I could really smell the ginger and was a bit worried that it would be overpowering, but it was not. I cooked half of a 3-pound tenderloin in the oven at 400 degrees for about 50 minutes. It came out perfectly moist and delicious. This will definitely be our go-to pork tenderloin recipe. Thanks!


this was a great recipe I didn't have ginger and subbed garlic for ginger try it this way also very good signed Dragon