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Cuban Pork Tenderloin

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  • 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin (trimmed)
  • 1/4 cup orange juice (fresh)
  • 1/4 cup grapefruit juice (fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
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    1. Using thin knife, trim silver skin from tenderloin. Mix orange juice, grapefruit juice, cilantro, cumin, oregano, garlic, salt, and hot pepper in gallon-sized zip-top plastic bag. Add pork, close, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and up to 4 hours. Meanwhile, make Rice and Black Bean Salad.
    2. Prepare outdoor grill for direct medium-hot grilling. For a gas grill, preheat grill on high. Adjust temperature to 400°F. For a charcoal grill, build fire and let burn until coals are covered with white ash. Spread coals and let burn for 15-20 minutes.
    3. Lightly oil cooking grate. Remove pork from marinade, drain briefly, but do not scrape off solids. Place on grill and cover grill. Cook, turning occasionally, until browned and instant-read thermometer inserted in center of pork reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit, about 20-27 minutes. Transfer to carving board and let stand 3-5 minutes. Cut on slight diagonal and serve with rice and black bean salad.
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    Sean a day ago
    This is a awesome dish. My favorite way to cook pork!!!!!!!!!!
    AlonaMichelle a month ago
    OHHHHH MAAAAN! So incredibly yummy!! I don’t have a grill so I made this in the oven. If it’s this good made in the oven, I can only imagine how insane it is on the grill!
    Terry a month ago
    Love this dish. Easy and so tasty.
    Frank Romaniello 2 months ago
    The family loved it. I like the low salt content, so that the eater can salt to his liking. I also added un-soaked apple, oak and hickory wood chips to my Big Green Egg at the beginning and middle of the cook.
    Irene Shindledecker 4 months ago
    I think next time I make it I'll put some more salt and cook it a little longer. But the marinate ingredients were great.
    Troy M. 5 months ago
    I skipped the grapefruit and squeezed some blood orange mandarins, then smoked the tenderloin for 2 hours before finishing it off with a reverse sear until it reaches 145. Simply amazing.
    Jeffrey Crouch 5 months ago
    Turned out enjoyable. The marinade is really good.
    Glenn K. 7 months ago
    Definitely will make again.
    Angela Campbell 10 months ago
    good condidering i used dry ingredients, clementines and 1/2 lemon instead of grapefruit / oranges...
    BarBara BeaM a year ago
    delicious combo, left the loin quite juicy
    Jennifer a year ago
    Love these flavors together! Didn’t have any grapefruit juice on hand, so used all OJ. Delicious!
    Ali Jaffry a year ago
    super tender and juicy needs a little more flavor
    Osborne 2 years ago
    five stars all around tasty great marinated it for about 3 hours added a little bit of oranges us to pump up the orange layer
    Rita Noetzel 2 years ago
    This was a flavorful treatment for pork tenderloin
    Sutton 2 years ago
    The whole family loved it! Juicy with just the right amount of spice. Will definitely make again!
    james l. 2 years ago
    Excellent recipe very tasteful and delicious.
    Michele Jackson 2 years ago
    it was great savory moist.. delish
    jyd 2 years ago
    easy and tasty. grilled pineapple along wth the pork and served it together. the sweet was a nice match with the spice of the pork.
    johnson 2 years ago
    Wonderful taste. Everyone loved it and it will be made again. Thanks.
    Alexander Donovan 2 years ago
    Turned out quite nice, added some lemon and roasted it instead of grilling. Would recommend.
    Karen B. 3 years ago
    We tried this last week. It was tender and flavorful.
    Lynn 3 years ago
    I didn’t have the flavor I expected but my wife said hers was good, yet subtle. I’m going tp pump up the spice next time. It was good enough to try again.