Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple Salsa

Cumin and jalapeño impart zesty flavor to pork, while pineapple and marmalade lend a little sweetness.


2 servings


1/2 teaspoon finely chopped ginger root or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 pound pork tenderloin
1 kiwi fruit, peeled, chopped
1 slice (1/2-inch-thick) pineapple, rind removed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 tablespoon orange marmalade
1 teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño chile


Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix ginger root, salt and cumin. Rub pork with ginger mixture.

Cover and grill pork over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning occasionally, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F (71°C).

Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir remaining ingredients until marmalade is completely mixed in.

Cut pork into thin slices. Serve pineapple salsa with pork.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Grill Time: 20 minutes

Additional Information

Serve papaya slices on the side to enhance the flavors of the Pineapple Salsa.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 210 (Calories from Fat 45); Total Fat 4 1/2 g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2 g, Trans Fat 0 g); Cholesterol 70 mg; Sodium 650 mg; Total Carbohydrate 16 g (Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sugars 12 g); Protein 26 g

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