Pork Tenderloin W/ Balsamic Marinade

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Chicagoland Chef du

This is an incredibly tasty way prepare a pork tenderloin. I could not get over how delicious it was. Even my young kids like it. The amount of chili powder is deceiving, I thought it would be very spicy and it was not. Absolutely perfect for company! Serve with buttered noodles, baked apple sauce and you're good to go! Enjoy. NOTE: 6-8 hour marination time required

Top Review by Maito

The flavor in this marinade is really wonderful. I tripled the garlic and left out the cloves and cinnamon for DH's taste. I can see how someone put this in their best of the year cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim and rinse pork as needed. Place in a ziplock bag or dish with a tight seal.
  2. Whisk together all ingredients until thoroughly blended.
  3. Pour marinade over pork. Marinate in refrigerator at least 8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.
  4. Heat grill to medium high. Grill pork until center is pale pink, about *15-17 minutes or to desired doneness. Let rest for 5 minutes, slice & serve immediately.
  5. NOTES:
  6. May need to adjust cooking time +/- depending on the size & thickness or the tenderloin.
  7. The chili powder does not add the heat you may expect. Not sure why, but it won't be spicy as one might anticipate.

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