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Carolina Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 10 minutes plus marinating
    •    Cook time: 20 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 4


    •    1/4 cup molasses
    •    1 tbsp cider vinegar
    •    2 tbsps spicy brown mustard
    •    1 pork tenderloin (about 1 pound)


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the molasses, mustard and vinegar; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  3. Grill pork, covered, over indirect medium-hot heat for 20-27 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°, turning occasionally. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.

This great family recipe is thanks to Taste of Home Recipes at


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