Tequila-Marinated Pork Tenderloin

  • Yield: 4 servings


2-- (1-pound) pork tenderloins
4-- garlic cloves, sliced
3tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
1 1/2cups vegetable oil
1cup tequila
1/4cup fresh lime juice
1tablespoon pepper
2teaspoons salt


  1. Make small slits in the pork tenderloins and insert the garlic slices.  Place the pork in a shallow baking dish.  Sprinkle with the rosemary.  Mix the oil, tequila, lime juice, pepper and salt in a bowl.  Pour over the pork.  Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 8 to 10 hours.  Remove the pork and discard the marinade.  Grill the pork for 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through, turning occasionally to cook evenly.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Rockwall Women’s League A League of Our Own; From Blue Jeans to Ball Gowns (the Rockwall Women’s League, Rockwall, Tx., 2006).