Tequila-Lime Pork Tenderloin Recipe

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Submitted by jennaleigh11

Makes 6 servings



All recipes recipe, "A wonderful overnight marinade gives your pork tenderloin a wonderful lime-grilled flavor. You can also grill one tenderloin and freeze the other for future use."

Recipe Ingredients for Tequila-Lime Pork Tenderloin

1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup Tequila (Optional, adds 23 calories)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon chopped green chiles
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoons honey
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 1/4 lb pork loin

Recipe Directions for Tequila-Lime Pork Tenderloin

  1. Whisk together the lime juice, tequila, orange juice, cilantro, chiles, chili powder, garlic, honey, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; pour into a gallon-sized sealable bag; add the pork tenderloins; seal and store in refrigerator overnight.

  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate.

  3. Cook the pork on the preheated grill, turning occasionally, until meat has reached an internal temperature of 160 degrees F (70 degrees C), about 20 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 140.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
269
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.3g
20%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
76mg
25%
Sodium
271mg
11%
Potassium
466mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
4.5g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
26.1g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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