Berry-Bourbon Pork Tenderloin

Berry-Bourbon Pork Tenderloin
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 9 mins Grill 15 mins to 17 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 pork tenderloins (about 2 to 2-1/2 pounds total)
Berry-Bourbon Sauce:
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup black raspberry or blackberry jam
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch blended with 1 tablespoon water

Make It

1. Lightly coat grill rack with vegetable oil. Heat gas grill to medium-high heat or prepare charcoal grill with medium-hot coals.

2. In a small bowl, stir together garlic salt, onion powder, pepper and thyme until well combined. Rub onto all sides of the pork tenderloins.

3. Grill pork for 15 to 17 minutes, turning several times, until instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the meat registers 150 degrees F. Remove pork from grill, tent with foil and let rest for 5 to 10 minutes.

Berry-Bourbon Sauce:

4. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and thyme; cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in jam, bourbon, vinegar, ketchup and garlic salt. Return to heat; simmer 7 minutes, stirring.

5. Stir cornstarch-water mixture and then stir into sauce. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, until thickened. Slice pork on a slight diagonal and serve with sauce alongside.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 298, Fat, total (g): 8, chol. (mg): 112, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 12, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 40, sodium (mg): 452, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.