The Best Pork Tenderloin

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is the best Tenderloin I've ever had. It's a friends recipe and I love how simple it is! Great for those summer months when it's too hot to turn on the oven. Cook time does not include marinade time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine Soy Sauce, Lime Juice, Oil, garlic and Red Pepper Flakes in a 13" x 9" (non-metallic) Pan or Ziplock bag to make marinade.
  2. Add the tenderloin and marinate for at least 4 hours, or overnight (sometimes I'll marinate for almost 2 days!).
  3. Grill on BBQ over low heat, turning regularly and basting with marianade until internal temperature reaches 160 (about 25 minutes).
  4. It should be crusty on the outside and tender on the inside - delicious!


Most Helpful

good base recipe but it needed some more flavour when I tasted it. I added some minced garlic and a little grated ginger.

evelyn/athens June 22, 2003

I made this tonight and it was wonderful. It is truly the best pork tenderloin EVER! I don't like to rate recipes I've changed, but this was so good I thought I may pass it on. I didn't have any lime juice, so substituted pineapple juice. Only had about 3 hours to marinade, but it was more than flavorful. Don't forget to let stand about 10 minutes before slicing. The moistest pork I've ever had. I reduced the remaining marinade to the consistency of a syrup and lightly drizzled it over the meat. Heavenly!

mamathecook March 03, 2011

Wonderful recipe, have been making it for a few years and everyone who has had it wants the recipe. I cut down on the amount of soy after the first time, just a matter of taste. Also add cilantro just before serving. Thanks stacylu!

beg0101 April 10, 2009

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