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Grilled Chipotle Pork Tenderloin with Polenta

This is one of the easiest way to make yummy dish . I am not so much of a fan of pork tenderloin , although it is actually can be considered a healthy food . It’s the other white meat , i like to get pork tenderloin that has white fat on top still . It brings out the flavor to be better , compared the one that you have the skin removed . This one is super easy , as long as you have ziploc bag , spices , brown sugar , and pork , and grill .. you’ll be set and ready for a yummy quick dinner .

chipotle grilled pork tenderloin

 

Direction : 

2.5 lbs of pork tenderloin , either you cut them into 3-4 pieces or just leave it whole , if you leave it whole it’ll take longer to grill .

3 tbsp. of chipotle chili powder

1 tsp. of garlic powder

1 tsp. of onion powder

1 tbsp. of smoked paprika

4 tbsp. of brown sugar

Mix the spices , and add the pork , let it marinade for couple of hours . Grill , and it should be done when temperature reached 145 F . Don’t overcook it ,  or it will not juicy and become tough and dry .

Once it’s done , let it sit for 10-15 minutes before slicing them , serve with polenta , and grilled corn .

For the Polenta

Direction : 

3 cloves of garlic , chopped

1 small yellow onion , chopped

4 cups of chicken broth

1 cup of yellow cornmeal

butter and parmesan optional

Olive oil

1. Heat olive oil in a small saucepan , add the onion and salt pepper , cook for 5 minutes , then add garlic cook about a minute or so . Then add chicken broth , bring to boil . Once it’s boiling , add the cornmeal while constantly whisking to prevent lumps .

2. Preheat oven to 375 F , remove the saucepan into the oven , covered with the lid , and bake fr 35-40 minutes . Stir every 10 minutes or so .

3. Once it’s done , pour polenta into 13×9 baking dish and refrigerate , cut to your preference . Then you can deep fry this or just serve it like that . Or serve as is right from the oven .

 

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