Tequila Marinated Pork Tenderloin
- Servings: 3
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 35m
- Ready In: 45m
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- zest of 1 lime
- freshly squeezed juice of 1 lime
- 1 teaspoon grated ginger
- 2 tablespoons clear honey
- 2 tablespoons tequila
- half of jalapeno pepper,thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro leaves
- 1 pound (480 g) pork tenderloin
In a small mixing bowl,combine lime zest,juice and grated ginger.Stir well. Add remaining ingredients,except pork tenderloin and stir well to combine.
Place meat into zip top bag. Pour tequila marinade over. Seal zip top bag tightly and refrigerate for 1-4 hours.
Remove bag from the refrigerator 15 minutes before cooking. Drain the marinade. Place marinated pork tenderloin on a baking sheet.
Preheat a grill to 450 F (225 C). Place marinated meat onto preheated grill and sear on one side for 5-6 minutes. Turn meat over and continue cooking for a further 5-6 minutes.
Remove cooked pork tenderloin from the heat and transfer to cutting board. Cover pork with aluminum foil and set aside for 5 minutes.
Slice tequila marinated pork tenderloin into 1/2 inch (1.25 cm) slices. Serve with spicy tropical salsa.