Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Gingered Jezebel Sauce

  • Yield: 6 servings


Marinade and meat:
1/2cup light soy sauce
2tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 green onions, chopped
2tablespoons sherry (optional)
3pounds pork tenderloin
fresh rosemary sprigs (optional)
Jezebel sauce:
2/3cup pineapple preserves
1/3cup apple jelly
1 to 2tablespoon prepared horseradish
1tablespoon grated fresh ginger


  1. Combine soy sauce, brown sugar, onions and sherry in a shallow dish or large plastic zip-top bag.  Add pork and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes.
  2. Prepare sauce while the pork marinates.  Microwave preserves and jelly until melted.  Stir in horseradish and ginger.
  3. Remove meat from dish and discard marinade.  Grill pork, with lid closed, over medium-high heat (350F to 400F) for 25 minutes, or until internal temperatures reaches 155F.  Turn once, basting with 1/2 cup sauce.  Grill 5 to 10 minutes longer, until temperature reaches 160F.  Slice and serve with the remaining sauce and rosemary sprigs.

Recipe by Janey Stubbs, Starkville, Miss.