Maple Glazed Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients

2 ounces pork tenderloins, about 12 each, trimmed (or alternatively one larger tenderloin)
Toothpicks

Preparation

1
Sprinkle tenderloins with salt and pepper. Place in a bowl or shallow dish. Cover, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
2
Meanwhile soak toothpicks in water and prepare a gas or charcoal grill for medium-high, indirect grilling (variation: soak some applewood chips to add just before cooking)
3
Wrap bacon slices around pork, securing with toothpicks. Place on grill and brown for a few minutes, covered. Baste with some maple syrup and continue to grill for about 20-25 minutes, turning and basting occasionally with the maple syrup.
4
The pork should be done in 20-25 minutes total, or until the internal temperature reaches about 150° and the bacon is uniformly crispy.
5
Remove from grill and let sit at room temperature for about 5 minutes before slicing. Serve with accumulated juices!

Yield:

4.0

Added:

June 20, 2011

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