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Dry Rub for Pork Tenderloin

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Description

Channel your inner masseuse for this recipe. Massage this rub onto your pork tenderloin prior to grilling and you won’t be sorry. A great combination of seasonings with just a hint of heat makes for a tasty, moist and very satisfying result.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ½ teaspoons Fresh Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Seasoning Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Poultry Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • ¼ teaspoons Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 whole 1 Lb. Pork Tenderloins

Preparation

Combine all the seasonings well.

Rub the mixture evenly onto the 2 tenderloins.

Place the tenderloins in a glass baking dish, cover with saran wrap and place in the refrigerator for 30 min. to an hour.

Let the tenderloins come to room temperature then place on preheated grill over med. heat.

These take approx. 25 min. Please don’t overcook – I suggest using a meat thermometer. Let stand 5 min. before slicing.

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Jennifer Malone on 6.28.2014

I love this spice mix! we call it Cajun seasoning and use it on everything! At our house we love Cajun turkey deli meat. The problem with it is it cost $9 a pound. we have found that if you buy a turkey breast and put this mix on it and let it set for about 24 hours then bake it the turkey taste so much better than the $9 a pound stuff and it is half the price!!!!!! Thank you so much for sharing this recipe! The Malone Family

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prairieprincess on 10.27.2010

I’ve used this rub no less than 6 times in the month since I’ve found this recipe. My husband just got a smoker and we’ve used this rub for smoked pork butt roasts with amazing results. This rub is my go to when I have any kind of pork to serve. Thank you!

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AMC on 3.29.2010

my husband made this for a little get together at our house the other night. Almost everyone made a comment how good it was!!! thanks for sharing!

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cookn4six on 2.18.2010

I absolutely love this recipe!!! It makes the best tenderloins. I made it for a sick friend and she raved about it as well. Thank you for sharing this with us.

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ceborgie on 8.7.2009

I made this lastnight for a small dinner party – and it was a huge hit! Thanks for the recipe!

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Jennifer Malone on 6.28.2014

We make this mix in bunches and use it on everything!!!!

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mtngrl2014 on 6.2.2013

I’ve made this pork so many times. It’s amazingly simple and so good! I’ve given the recipe to anyone I’ve made it for! Everyone loves it!!

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christynbj on 8.23.2012

Made this earlier this week, and I’ve been using it on everything! Everyone in the family loves it! I make it as posted for general use, but have a second container that I season more heavily with ground chipotle pepper and cayenne to use for “my boys”….they love it!!!

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Pippi on 6.15.2012

We’ll be making this one again! The rub tasted great and was easy to make. Highly recommended!

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Laura on 5.16.2012

Delicious! I even ate the leftovers cold straight out of the frig and they were still great! I make pork tenderloin on the grill several times a month and this recipe is definitely a keeper.

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