Coca-Cola Cinnamon Marinated Pork Tenderloin

For a bubbly holiday twist on classic pork tenderloin, add Coca-Cola Cinnamon to your marinade. The result is a juicy cut of meat that’s as flavorful as it is fulfilling.

Prep: 4 hours 30 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 4 hours 45 minutesDifficulty: Medium


Ingredients

  • 1 2-pack pork tenderloin, cleaned and trimmed of all fat and sinew
  • 1 cup (8 oz.) Coca-Cola Cinnamon
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha hot sauce (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • Freshly-cracked black pepper, to taste
  • 1 bottle (18 oz.) Kroger Brand Original Barbecue Sauce

Directions

  • In small bowl, add Coca-Cola Cinnamon, garlic, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, honey, 1 tablespoon kosher salt and sriracha sauce; whisk to combine.
  • Place pork tenderloins in gallon-sized freezer bag and pour mixture into bag. Seal and massage marinade all around tenderloins until well combined.
  • Marinate for 4 hours, massaging and rotating bag every hour to ensure tenderloins are coated.
  • Heat grill to 500°F.
  • Remove pork from marinade and pat dry.
  • Rub with canola oil and season with salt and black pepper, to taste.
  • Grill on direct heat, turning and basting with barbecue sauce every 2-3 minutes, until well charred and glazed, until pork reaches an internal temperature of 135°F.