Honey-Orange Grilled Pork Tenderloin


  • 1 pork tenderloin, all fat removed (1 to 1 ¼ pounds)
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 3 canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce plus 1 tablespoon sauce
  • 3 tablespoons orange blossom honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 orange wedges
  •  Canola oil for brushing the grill


  • Preheat your grill to high while lightly brushing the grill rack with oil.
  • Process peppers and sauce, honey, orange juice, mustard and garlic in a food processor or blender until smooth. Brush the chile-honey mixture over all sides of tenderloin.
  • Place the tenderloin on the grill and cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until the center of the tenderloin reaches 150ºF. Remove the pork to a carving board and let rest for 5 minutes. Thinly slice the pork on the diagonal.
  • Serve with orange wedges to squeeze over the meat as desired.

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