Smoked Pork Tenderloin

With just five ingredients, this pork tenderloin is easy to prepare.

- Posted on May 20, 2013

Rick Garmon's smoked pork tenderloin

This recipe makes one melt-in-your-mouth meal!


1 5-lb. pork tenderloin Pepper to taste
1 bottle steak sauce 2 c. honey
Salt to taste  


1. Two days before cooking, cut a slit lengthwise in the tenderloin, about an inch from the each end.

2. Place tenderloin in a pan and coat with steak sauce, filling the slit. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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3. Cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate.

4. When you're ready to barbecue, pour off the marinade. Coat the tenderloin and fill the slot with honey.

5. Cook meat for about 2 hours in a smoker on medium setting, using charcoal and hickory chips. Do not wrap or turn meat.

Serves 10.

Nutritional Information:  Calories: 450; Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 145mg; Sodium: 730mg; Total Carbohydrates: 47g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 44g; Protein: 47g.

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