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Grilled Sweet Chipotle Pork Tenderloin with Cilantro Lime Chimichurri
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Grilled Sweet Chipotle Pork Tenderloin with Cilantro Lime Chimichurri has a smokey-hot, brown sugar wet rub that is also basted on the meat as it barbecues and develops into a divine crust. The fresh, tartness of the Cilantro Lime Chimicurri is the perfect accompaniment when it is served on slices of the pork tenderloin.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Grilled Sweet Chipotle Pork Tenderloin with Cilantro Lime Chimichurri
Servings: 8
Calories: 216 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2.25 pounds pork tenderloin
Cilantro Lime Chimichurri
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro (coriander)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 shallot finely minced
  • 1 juice of one lime
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
Homemade Chipotle Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce - See Recipe Link
Instructions
  1. Rub pork tenderloin(s) with the Homemade Chipotle Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce.

  2. Let marinate for 15-30 minutes.

  3. Place tenderloin(s) over medium-high direct heat and cook approximately 5 minutes per side, flipping 2 times to sear 3 sides of pork.  Sauce pork whenever it is turned.

  4. When pork reaches an interior temperature of 140 degrees, remove from the grill and loosely tent with foil for 5-10 minutes.

  5. Slice into 1/2" thick slices and serve with the Cilantro Lime Chimichurri.

Cilantro Lime Chimichurri
  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl or blender and pulse with an immersion blender or traditional blender.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Sweet Chipotle Pork Tenderloin with Cilantro Lime Chimichurri
Amount Per Serving
Calories 216 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 82mg27%
Sodium 67mg3%
Potassium 517mg15%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 70IU1%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.