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Pork Tenderloin: Watermelon Marinade And Watermelon Salsa

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Marinade ingredients:

3 cups diced watermelon meat

3 jalpenos

1 tablespoon salt

2 cups granulated sugar

¼ cup midori liqueur [optional]

2 lbs pork tenderloin

Salt and pepper


Seed then puree watermelono and jalpenos in a blender

Strain mixture throug a sieve and return to blender

Add salt, sugar, and liqueur and blend for 2 minutes

Reserve 1 cup for basting

Draw marinade up into syringe type injector

Inject marinade into tenderlioon

After marinating, season the mea with some salt and pepper

Roll tenderlion over direct heat of grill coals

Baste the tenderloin during cooking process

Finish over indirect heat

Cook tenderloin to an internal temperature of 145 degrees

All the meat to rest for 5 minutes

Add watermelon salsa

Watermelon salsa ingredients:

2 cups watermelon seeded and diced fine

1 granny smith apple, diced fine

1 red onion, julienned

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 mango, peeled and diced

2 jalapenos, seeded and diced fine

1 bunch of cilantro, leaves only

2 tablespoons of sugar

Salt and pepper to taste

2 limes, juice only

Splash of rice wine vinegar


Combine all ingredients and chill well

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