Grilled Turkey Tenderloin

The marinade for this simple recipe is a nice blend of sweet and spicy. Serve the tenderloin with a mixed fruit salad and some toasted garlic bread.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. turkey tenderloin
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Prepare and preheat grill. Butterfly the tenderloin by cutting it in half lengthwise, being careful not to cut all the way through. Stop about 1 inch from the other side. Spread the tenderloin open, cover it with plastic wrap, and pound gently with a meat mallet or rolling pin to flatten.
  • For marinade, combine remaining ingredients in a large resealable plastic bag. Add the turkey, close the bag, and knead the bag, pressing the marinade into the turkey. Let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  • Cook turkey about 6 inches above medium-hot coals for 5 minutes; brush with any leftover marinade. Turn turkey and cook for 4–6 minutes on second side, until thoroughly cooked. Discard any remaining marinade. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. turkey tenderloin
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Prepare and preheat grill. Butterfly the tenderloin by cutting it in half lengthwise, being careful not to cut all the way through. Stop about 1 inch from the other side. Spread the tenderloin open, cover it with plastic wrap, and pound gently with a meat mallet or rolling pin to flatten.
  • For marinade, combine remaining ingredients in a large resealable plastic bag. Add the turkey, close the bag, and knead the bag, pressing the marinade into the turkey. Let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  • Cook turkey about 6 inches above medium-hot coals for 5 minutes; brush with any leftover marinade. Turn turkey and cook for 4–6 minutes on second side, until thoroughly cooked. Discard any remaining marinade. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories320
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium1010mg
Total Carbohydrate39g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars38g
Protein35g