Asian Sesame Soy Grilled Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Asian Sesame Soy Grilled Pork Tenderloin is super flavorful and easy to make. Marinate the pork tenderloin in a sesame soy sauce the night before and you have a super easy and stress-free meal that will come together in no time.


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Asian Sesame Soy Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
marinating: 4 hours
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 323kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
This is great with the tangy ginger slaw and peanut noodles
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  • 1 2 pound fat-trimmed pork tenderloin
  • 1/3 cup lite soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup dark sesame oil
  • 1 T grated ginger
  • 1/8 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 T crushed garlic
  • 3 green onions - chopped, including green tops
  • 1 T Chili paste
  • 1 t black pepper
  • 1 T honey
  • crushed red peppers - optional to taste


  • Pour soy sauce and dark sesame oil into a medium bowl
  • Whisk in brown sugar, green onions, garlic, ginger, chili paste, and pepper.
  • Taste marinade to check spice level and adjust with more red pepper if desired.
  • Place the tenderloin in a shallow dish. Pour sauce over tenderloin, turning the meat a few times to coat.
  • Cover dish, and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Heat grill to medium-high heat
  • Transfer pork with marinade into an aluminum foil-lined baking pan and cook over medium-high grill
  • Cook for 25 to 30 minutes
  • Remove pork tenderloin from baking sheet and finish cooking directly on grill grates. 
  • Pork is done when the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees F for medium or 170 degrees F for well-done. Remove, and let stand covered 5 to 10 minutes before carving.


Peanut noodles
Ginger Slaw


Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 1151mg | Potassium: 593mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.9mg
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