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Grilled Sweet Chipotle Pork Tenderloin with Cilantro Lime Chimichurri

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.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Grilled Sweet Chipotle Pork Tenderloin with Cilantro Lime Chimichurri
Servings: 8
Calories: 216kcal

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

    • Rub pork tenderloin(s) with the Homemade Chipotle Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce.
    • Let marinate for 15-30 minutes.
    • 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.
    • When pork reaches an interior temperature of 140 degrees, remove from the grill and loosely tent with foil for 5-10 minutes.
    • Slice into 1/2" thick slices and serve with the Cilantro Lime Chimichurri.

    Cilantro Lime Chimichurri

    • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl or blender and pulse with an immersion blender or traditional blender.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 517mg | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1.3mg