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Grilled Chipotle Honey Lime Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Try this Grilled Chipotle Honey Lime Pork Tenderloin recipe today, prepared by the 25 year-old well renown Jamaican Chef, Charissa Henry (Pink Apron).

1 whole pork tenderloin, approximately 1 pound
1 lime, zest finely grated
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
1/4 cup honey
1 tsp brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1 tbsp chipotle seasoning
1/2 soy sauce
1 tsp vegetable oil
1 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves (chopped)
1 tsp freshly grated ginger

Place the lime zest, lime juice, honey, salt, and garlic powder in a small, lidded jar and shake to combine. Pour half of the marinade mixture into a 1-gallon resealable bag, add the chipotle pepper, and move around to combine.

Add the pork tenderloin to the bag and seal, removing as much air as possible and place in a container to catch any leaks. Marinate in the refrigerator for 6 to 24 hours, rotating the bag halfway through the time. Place the remaining marinade in a covered container and refrigerate until ready to use.

Light grill and bring to medium-high heat, about 450 degrees. Brush the grill with vegetable oil. Remove the tenderloin from the bag and place in the center of grate. Discard bag with marinade. Cover and cook for 12 to 15 minutes, turning every few minutes, until the tenderloin reaches an internal temperature of 145 degrees F.

Remove the tenderloin from the grill and rest for 10 minutes. Remove to a cutting board and slice. Drizzle with reserved marinade. Garnish with cilantro and lime, and serve with reserved marinade on the side.

Serve: 4

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