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Asian-Inspired Pork Tenderloin

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Asian-Inspired Pork Tenderloin

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 896kcal


For the brine:

  • ¼ cup kosher or sea salt (do not use table salt)
  • ¼ cup raw or turbinado sugar
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 2 pork tenderloins (1-1¼ pounds each)

For the sauce:

  • 1 cup apricot preserves
  • 3 tablespoons gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 1 (½x1-inch) piece fresh ginger, grated
  • ½ teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 (1×1-inch) piece fresh ginger, grated
  • ½ teaspoon sesame seeds
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • 2 cups water

For the marinade:

  • ¼ cup gluten-free soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 clove garlic , minced


  • Combine the brine ingredients in a mixing bowl, stirring until the salt and sugar dissolve.
  • Add the pork tenderloins to a large food storage bag and pour the brine over.
  • Seal and refrigerate overnight or for 8-10 hours.
  • In the morning, remove the pork from the brine, discard the brine, and rinse the tenderloins with cold water.
  • Place the pork into a clean food storage bag.
  • Combine the marinade ingredients in a mixing bowl and pour over the pork.
  • Seal the bag and refrigerate for 8 hours.
  • Prepare the sauce by combining the ingredients in a small saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Reserve.
  • With the cover of the grill closed, heat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • Remove the pork from the marinade, discard the marinade and pat the pork dry with paper towels.
  • Place on the grill and cook for 16 minutes, turning the tenderloins a quarter turn every 4 minutes.
  • Remove from the grill and place on a large sheet of foil.
  • Pour half the sauce over the tenderloins, seal the foil and let sit for 10 minutes before serving.
  • Serve the pork sliced with the rest of the sauce on the side.


Nutrition Facts
Asian-Inspired Pork Tenderloin
Amount Per Serving
Calories 896 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 393mg131%
Sodium 6103mg254%
Potassium 2484mg71%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 32g36%
Protein 127g254%
Vitamin A 93IU2%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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