Honey Lime Marinated Pork Tenderloin
Honey Lime Marinated Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Honey Lime Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Lime marinade provides a delicious flavor and extra tenderness for pork tenderloin.

The Story Behind the Recipe
6
servings
10 min
PREP TIME
08 hrs 55 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1/3 cup lime juice

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter melted

2 tablespoons honey

1 tablespoon country-style Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

2 (3/4-pound) pork tenderloins

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all ingredients except tenderloins in medium bowl. Place tenderloins in resealable plastic food bag. Pour in marinade; seal tightly. Place bag in 13x9-inch pan; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat oven to 425°F. Remove tenderloins from marinade; reserve marinade. Place tenderloins into greased 13x9-inch baking dish. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until meat thermometer reaches 160°F. Let stand 10 minutes.

  3. STEP 3

    Meanwhile, cook remaining marinade in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat until mixture comes to a full boil (2 to 3 minutes). To serve, slice tenderloins on the diagonal. Serve with heated marinade.

Tip #1

Grilling Method: Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Combine all ingredients except tenderloins in large resealable plastic food bag. Pierce tenderloins all over with fork; place in plastic food bag. Seal bag tightly. Place in 13x9-inch pan; let stand 20 minutes. Remove tenderloins from marinade; reserve marinade. Place tenderloins onto grill. Grill, basting with marinade and turning occasionally, 15-20 minutes or until meat thermometer reaches 160°F. Let stand 10 minutes. Meanwhile, cook remaining marinade in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat until mixture comes to a full boil. To serve, diagonally slice tenderloins. Serve with marinade.

Nutrition

260Calories
14Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
370Sodium (mg)
8Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
25Protein (g)

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  November 08, 2015

It is so flavorful! Have made it several times.

— says Dona
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  May 18, 2011

I HAVE MADE THIS RECIPE MANY MANY TIMES. AND HAVE SHARED THIS RECIPE WITH MANY OF MY FRIENDS. i USUALLY MAKE EXTRA MARINADE TO SERVE OVER THE MEAT.

— says MARY
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