Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Corn on the Cob

Total Time:
1 hr
Prep:
35 min
Cook:
25 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • For the pork and corn:
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • 2 small pork tenderloins (about 1 1/2 pounds total)
  • 4 ears corn, husked
  • For the sauce:
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
Directions

Make the pork: Combine the paprika, 2 teaspoons salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, the brown sugar, cumin, mustard powder, onion powder and garlic powder in a bowl. Rub the olive oil all over the pork, then coat with the spice rub. Wrap each tenderloin tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate 3 to 6 hours.

Make the sauce: Combine the vinegar, 1/2 cup water, the brown sugar, ketchup, red pepper flakes and 1 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring until the sugar dissolves; remove from the heat.

Remove the pork from the refrigerator about 30 minutes before grilling. Preheat a grill to medium high. Cook the pork, turning occasionally, until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part registers 140 degrees F to 145 degrees F, about 20 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board and let rest 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, brush the corn with olive oil; grill, turning, until marked, about 5 minutes. Slice the pork and drizzle with the sauce. Serve with the corn.

Per serving: Calories 442; Fat 11 g (Saturated 3 g); Cholesterol 111 mg; Sodium 1,143 mg; Carbohydrate 44 g; Fiber 7 g; Protein 41 g

Photograph by Yunhee Kim


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