Grilled Pork Loin

If you're a fan of the other white meat, you'll enjoy this grilled pork loin recipe. Cooked whole on the barbecue grill, the loin is first seasoned in a great tasting pineapple marinade. The marinade is a little on the sweet side, with a bit of tartness for balance.

Pork Loin Marinade

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons of toasted sesame seeds


Combine the pineapple juice, soy sauce, sugar and pepper. Mix the sesame oil into the vegetable oil, then drizzle the combined oils into the pineapple juice mixture. Whisk constantly to emulsify the ingredients.

Marinate the whole loin 4 to 8 hours.




Grilling the Pork Loin

Remove the loin from the marinade and pat it dry. Discard the used marinade.

Allow the pork loin to sit out at room temperature to warm while you get your grill up to temperature. Preheat to medium high.

Place the loin over direct heat, grilling 3 to 4 minutes on each of the four sides. You're after some nice looking grill marks here, so every time you turn it, move it to a different spot.

Turn the middle burners off and use that area to finish cooking the pork loin. When its internal temperature reaches 155 Fahrenheit, remove and cover lightly to rest for 20 minutes.

Top slices of your grilled pork loin with a few toasted sesame seeds to serve.

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