Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin
Simple and delicious, this bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin is quick and easy to prepare. A homemade barbecue sauce adds great flavor.
- Serves: 5 persons
- 2(1 pound) pork tenderloins
- 6to 8 strips bacon (raw)
- For the Sauce:
- 3tablespoons ketchup
- 1tablespoon brown sugar
- 1teaspoon onion powder
- ½teaspoon mustard powder
- ½teaspoon black pepper
- ½teaspoon dried oregano
- ¼teaspoon garlic powder (or more if preferred)
Step 1Gather the ingredients. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
Step 2Combine the sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
Step 3Using a brush, coat each tenderloin with an even amount of sauce.
Step 4Cut the bacon slices in half and wrap around the pork. Secure each end with sturdy toothpicks or halved wooden skewers .
Step 5Place the tenderloin on the grill and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, making a 1/4 turn every 4 to 5 minutes. Once the internal temperature of the tenderloins reaches 150 F, and the bacon is nicely cooked, remove from the heat.
Step 6Let the meat rest for 5 minutes, then carefully remove the toothpicks or skewers.
Step 7Carve the tenderloin into 1 1/4-inch slices and serve with your favorite sides. Enjoy.