After a cold, long winter it is time to fire up and turn your grill on and make this easy grilled pork tenderloin on a gas grill.
Easy Grilled Pork Tenderloin on a Gas Grill Video
Buying and Storing your Pork Tenderloin
Pork is a meat that gets a bad name. Many think pork has no nutritional value and not good for your health but, pork fills many people up when choosing a leaner option.
According to the USDA statistics; American’s is the third-largest county producer and consumer of pork with the mid-west and North Carolina heavily concentrated.
I can debate over pork’s health benefits however, pork is a great choice if selected and stored properly.
Furthermore, your Pork should be bought from a trusted source such as a local farmer or butcher to ensure the quality of meat when bringing home.
Next, a pork tenderloin has many benefits and is much leaner than red meat.
Also, pork tenderloin has protein and can be a great alternative to eating a variety of meats throughout the week.
Buying pork it should be fresh and pink in color. Pork should not be grey in color or have a foul smell. If there are bones in your pork purchase it should be pink and the fat should be white.
Store your pork in the refrigeration for up to three days. In the freezer store pork in freezer wrap and securely. for up to four months.
Storing pork in the freezer remember to mark date and what inside the packaging.
Do not forget to place pork in a freezer bag that has been wrapped in parchment paper.
Using a meat thermometer will help determine if your pork tenderloin is cooked to perfection.
Your easy grilled pork tenderloin on a gas grill will reach a temperature of 160 degrees when it is cooked all the way through.
Do not over cook pork because it will taste dry and rubbery.
Remember to let my pork tenderloin rest for five minutes before slicing and eating,
‘Finally, cut your pork tenderloin and serve with your favorite side dishes such as grilled corn on the cob and red skin potatoes
Ingredient Benefits in Easy Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Apple Cider Vinegar is made by fermenting apple cider which will promote a healthy gut. Helping with weight loss, detox the body and boosting energy; apple cider vinegar is perfect for this easy grilled pork tenderloin on the gas grill.
Dijon Mustard originates from France and comes from a brown to black mustard seed that is mixed with vinegar and salt that helps to support the immune system.
In a small seed brown mustard descent amounts of vitamin A, K and C are active.
Molasses has a strong flavor that is use to enhance flavoring and sweetness of food including pork tenderloin.
Using Molasses in this easy grilled pork tenderloin it can provide iron, magnesium and calcium.
Tips and Tricks on Grilling
Open your lid and turn the valve of your propane tank to on. Turn on your igniter.
Once your grill is lite, turn your other desire burners on and set your temperature. If for some reason your gas grill does not ignite, turn off everything immediately.
Always place what you are grilling on a diagonal angle. Give your item you are grilling a turn clockwise on a diagonal often. Flip half why and repeat the process.
When a recipe calls for a glaze apply to your grilling vegetable and/or meat the last five to ten minutes. Try not to skip marinades; it tenderize meat and brings vegetables a great flavor.
Do not over crowd your grill with many items.
Don’t push down your meat or vegetable because you will release all the juice causing it to be dry.
Let meat rest after grilling for up to ten minutes before slicing.
Make sure your propane tank is hooked up properly when using a gas grill.
Allow your grill to heat up for ten minutes, clean grates with a wire brush to remove debris. When your grill is heating up set your desire temperature on the knows before you began grilling.
Lubricate your grills surface with cooking spray, olive oil or avocado oil.
When you are finish grilling make sure you turn off the knobs and close your propane tank.
Clean your grill when it is hot; after you prepare your meal using a metal brush or a piece of crumbled up aluminum foil. . Always give your grill a deep cleaning the start of a new season.
Easy Grilled Pork Tenderloin on a Gas Grill Recipe
Gas Grill provide many benefits on here at Riggs Creek Farmhouse. The conveniences of turning on grill after long day of working on the farm, the speed it takes to prepare a meal and very little clean up is a breeze.
Here is what you will need:·
- ½ cup of molasses·
- ¼ cup of Dijon mustard·
- 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar·
- Salt and pepper·
- 11/2 pounds of pork tenderloin·
- Cooking spray
First, whisk together molasses, Dijon mustard and apple cider vinegar until blended.
Season your pork with salt and pepper. Next, brush the entire pork tenderloin with the molasses, Dijon mustard and apple cider vinegar mixture. Cover and chill for 8 hours. Save left over glaze and chill. Coat grill with cooking spray and place pork over rack. Grill pork covered for 20 minutes per side at direct heat.
Grill pork tenderloin on the gas grill until thoroughly cooked or the thermometer reads 160 degrees.
Turning often and baste pork every 5 minutes with chilled glaze to secure flavors while grilling. Take pork off of grill and let rest for 5 minutes before cutting and serving! Serve this Easy Grilled Pork Tenderloin with grilled corn, potatoes and of course a fresh salad.