Sweet & Spicy Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Pork Tenderloin
  • Mild
  • 35 Minutes
  • Pork
  • Serves 4
  • Other
Always succulent and juicy, pork tenderloin is a perfect choice for summer entertaining. This recipe is a snap to make and takes very little time to grill.


  • 1 1/2 lbs (675 g) pork tenderloin
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Old El Paso* Thick N' Chunky Salsa
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled, seeded & diced
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) each brown sugar &
  • Chopped fresh cilantro or parsley


  • Trim all fat from pork. Season generously with salt and freshly ground pepper. Set aside.
  • Drain salsa, reserving juice. In a small glass bowl, combine drained salsa, mango, 2 tsp (10 mL) of the brown sugar and coriander; set aside. Stir remaining brown sugar into juice from salsa.
  • Grill pork over medium hot coals for 10 minutes per side, basting with juice from salsa frequently, until just slightly pink in the centre.
  • Remove from heat and tent with foil for 10 minutes.
  • Slice pork into 1/4-inch (6 mm) slices and serve with mango salsa.

Expert Tips

Tip: Serve with a rice salad and grilled pita bread drizzled with olive oil to complete the meal.