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Pork Tenderloin Marinade Recipe
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Pork Tenderloin Marinade Recipe

This pork tenderloin marinade recipe adds tons of flavor and spice to tender and lean pork tenderloin, from easy pantry ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: marinade, pork loin, pork tenderloin, soy sauce
Servings: 6
Calories: 305kcal


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 4-5 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons honey or use brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon hot sauce or more to taste - use your favorite Louisiana style hot sauce, like Crystal or Tabasco
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice + zest
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes or more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh chopped rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste I use 1/2 teaspoon each
  • For Cooking: 2 pound pork tenderloin


  • Whisk all of the ingredients together in a large bowl.
  • Add the pork tenderloin to the bowl and cover with marinade. Or, use a large sealable baggie.
  • Marinate the pork tenderloin for 2 hours minimum, or up to 24 hours for the best flavor penetration.
  • When you're ready to cook, remove pork tenderloin from marinade and discard the marinade. Cook as desired.


Nutritional information includes cooked pork tenderloin.
Pork tenderloin should measure 145 degrees F for medium-rare, or 160 degrees F for well done when measured with a meat thermometer.


Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 768mg | Potassium: 647mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 111IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 2mg