Flattened and Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Flattened and grilled pork tenderloin
Grilled and cut into strips

This is a whimsical way of grilling pork tenderloin.  It is a great way of highlighting a great rub or of making flavor packed pork strips for appetizers.  There are probably thirty different ways of using the end product that are more creative than what I have listed.  I would love to hear your ideas.

The preparation and grilling is super simple.  Trim, butterfly and flatten the pork tenderloin.  Give both sides of the meat a solid coating of a high quality rub; I used a mix of kosher salt, paprika, garlic and fresh rosemary.  Let the tenderloin marinate in the rub for an hour in the refrigerator.

 

 

Pork tenderloin flattened and rubbed
Rubbed and ready to grill
Rosemary and garlic rub for grilled pork tenderloin
A pretty simple but good rub

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I grilled this over the direct heat of a charcoal grill.  Since the tenderloin was so thin it only needed about three minutes per side to cook through.

Pork tenderloin off of the grill
What else would you use this for?

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