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Grilled Adobo Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Grilled Adobo Pork Tenderloin - This grilled adobo pork tenderloin elevates a good meal into an epicurean delight that your friends and family will not soon forget. Easy and delicious!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Marinade1 d
Total Time35 mins
Course: Grilling, Main
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: adobo, chipotle, keto, low carb, pork, tenderloin
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 152kcal
Author: DSTR


Adobo Marinade

  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Orange Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons White Wine Vinegar
  • 3 Whole Chipotles in Adobo sauce You can add more adobo for spicier flavor
  • 4 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Teaspoons Oregano
  • 1/2 Teaspoons Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoons Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoons Cumin
  • 1/2 Red Onion

Pork Tenderloin

  • 32 oz Pork Tenderloins Two whole tenderloins, 1 - 1/2 lbs each


Adobo Marinade

  • Place all ingredients into blender or food processor and puree.
  • Place tenderloins and adobo marinade in zip lock bag and coat evenly, removing as much air as possible. Refrigerate for 12-24 hours.
  • OPTIONAL - Hold back a small amount of marinade before adding pork in a separate container to drizzle over pork when grilling is complete.
  • An hour before cooking, take the marinated pork out of the refrigerator.
  • Start grill using a preferred method.
  • When coals are ashy and white, rake them evenly in the grill (if using charcoal).
  • Cover to heat grill for approximately. 2 minutes. Coat grate with oil and place pork tenderloins in the center. 
  • Grill for 12-15 minutes, turning every minute to two minutes until internal temperature is 145 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Remove from grill and allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing.


Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 210mg | Potassium: 499mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 58IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg