Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Honey-Lime Marinade

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Wow!! This is the mother of all pork dishes. It took five minutes to put together and you don’t have to let it marinate for hours.

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What makes this an unbelievable dish is the mint, (yes, mint!), basil, cilantro and a ton of fresh ginger. Each of these are easily distinguishable in the final product and they play together, beautifully!

While the grill was heating up and the pork was marinating, I cooked down some of the remaining marinade. The honey helped make it a nice, syrupy sauce for the finished product.

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Once the pork reached 155°, I loosely covered it in foil, while I got everything else ready.

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Time to eat!!

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Ingredients:

1.5 pound pork tenderloin
3 limes, juiced and zested
1 cup hoison sauce
1/4 cup oyster sauce
1/4 cup dry sherry (optional)
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon Asian chile sauce
1/4 cup ginger, minced
6 cloves of garlic, minced
1/4 cup chopped shallots
1/4 cup a combination of mint, basil and cilantro

Add all but a cup to a bag, along with the pork. Let it marinate for an hour or so. Brush the pork with remaining marinade and grill until the internal temp is 155°. Keep painting on the yumminess, throughout the grilling time.

Remove from the grill and loosely tent with foil for up to 10 minutes.

I doubled the marinade so I would have plenty to baste the pork with, as well as sauce for the sliced tenderloin.

Yum!

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