Spirited Peachy Pork Tenderloin

Cherries, onions and whiskey preserves add flavors to this tasty grilled pork tenderloin – dinner ready in 30 minutes.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup coarsely chopped dried cherries
2
tablespoons sliced green onions (2 medium)
1/4
cup whiskey or apple juice
1/2
cup peach or apricot preserves
1
lb pork tenderloin
1/4
teaspoon salt

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Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small microwavable bowl, mix cherries, onions and whiskey. Microwave on High 30 seconds or until hot. Let stand 10 minutes. Stir in preserves.
  • 2 Cut pork tenderloin lengthwise almost but not completely through to other long side. Open tenderloin to lay flat; sprinkle with salt. Spread 1 tablespoon preserves mixture on each side of pork.
  • 3 Place pork on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Microwave remaining preserves mixture on High 30 to 45 seconds or until warm. Cut pork into 1/4-inch-thick slices; serve with warm preserves mixture.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small microwavable bowl, mix cherries, onions and whiskey. Microwave on High 30 seconds or until hot. Let stand 10 minutes. Stir in preserves.
  • 2 Cut pork tenderloin lengthwise almost but not completely through to other long side. Open tenderloin to lay flat; sprinkle with salt. Spread 1 tablespoon preserves mixture on each side of pork.
  • 3 Place pork on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Microwave remaining preserves mixture on High 30 to 45 seconds or until warm. Cut pork into 1/4-inch-thick slices; serve with warm preserves mixture.

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This pork is “butterflied” which means it is cut almost through and opened flat like a book. The cut pork forms a thin layer which cooks quickly.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
275
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
25g
25%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.