Southwestern Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Get both your protein and spice fix with this tasty dish.

Southwestern grilled pork tenderloin
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Spice up your pork with this simple mix of chili, oregano, cumin, and garlic. This tasty muscle-building dish provides a whopping 24 grams of protein per serving.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 151, Protein: 24 grams, Fat: 6 grams, Carbs: 3 grams

Recipe and photo courtesy of the National Pork Board

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Prep time

10 min.

Cook time

20 min.

  • 2 pork tenderloins, (1½ pounds total)
  • 5 tsp. chili powder
  • 1½ tsp. oregano
  • ¾ tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

In small bowl, mix all ingredients except pork well. Rub mixture over all surfaces of the tenderloins. Cover and refrigerate 2–24 hours.

Grill over medium-hot fire, turning occasionally, for 15–20 minutes, until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees F. Let tenderloin stand 5 minutes before slicing. Slice to serve.