Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches
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Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches by DelightfulEMade

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches by DelightfulEMade

As a mom, and wife I’m pretty much ALWAYS on the hunt for healthy, delicious dinners that are quick and easy to make.  Sound familiar?  Yeah, I think this is right up there with solving the national debt crisis, and making the country more energy independent!  Finding quick, healthy delicious meals is on the mind of anyone that spends more than a few minutes in the kitchen every day.  Have no fear – I’ve got a great one for ya:  Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches!

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches by DelightfulEMade

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches by DelightfulEMade

This dinner is seriously so delicious!  The juicy, sweet peaches paired with the slightly spicy rub on the pork compliment each other beautifully.  We had this for dinner last night, and I’m tellin’ ya – a little bite of pork, with a little piece of peach is a slice of heaven right in your mouth!!  Wow – so good!!

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches by DelightfulEMade

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches by DelightfulEMade

The rub is a combination of brown sugar, spices and a little oil, so it is actually a wet rub or paste.  The preparation for the meat is really minimal – maybe 5 minutes to mix together the rub, and cover the pork with it.  I really like this rub, as it adheres well to the pork.  When grilled, the sugar caramelizes a bit to give it a great char, but still preserving the flavors of the spices.

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches by DelightfulEMade

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches by DelightfulEMade

Here’s how this super-easy, quick, delicious meal comes together:

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Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches

A super quick and easy meal that's healthy and delicious! Tender, juicy grilled pork tenderloin coated with a sweet, spicy rub served with delicious, juicy grilled peaches. It doesn't get much better than this!

5 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 lb. Pork Tenderloin
  • 1 Tbsp. Brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh ground pepper (a few grinds of the pepper grinder)
  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 2-3 fresh peaches, halved

Instructions

  1. Using an outdoor grill, heat it to medium heat. While grill is heating, mix together your rub. In a small bowl, mix together the sugar, chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper and oil. Stir until everything is wet and it becomes a paste. Pat dry the pork loin with paper towels. On a pan, cover the pork with the rub on all sides. Prepare peaches by slicing in half and removing the pit.
  2. Before putting the pork down on the hot grill, add a little oil or non-stick grilling spray to the grill grates. Grill the pork loin, on each side for approximately 10 minutes, or until internal temp of the pork reaches 145 degrees. (FYI - this is a new recommendation for pork, versus the old school 160.) Slightly pink is okay. The peaches only need 10 minutes to cook on the grill, so hold off putting them on until you flip the pork loin for its second side. Place peaches cut side down on the grill and remove after 10 minutes.
  3. After the pork is done grilling, let it rest for 3-5 minutes to seal in the juices before cutting. Serve with the grilled peaches.
Cuisine: American | Recipe Type: Main Dish
7.6.2
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http://delightfulemade.com/2014/06/26/easy-grilled-pork-loin-sugar-spice-rub/

Tip: When choosing peaches at the grocery store, or farmers market, select fruit that has a nice peachy fragrance at the stem.  It also needs to be slightly firm, with just a little give.  Anything that’s really yellow at the stem, rock hard or overly soft, put back – these peaches are either hard and unripened or overripe, mushy and possibly mealy.

As you can see, this delicious meal comes together easily.  The prep is simple, the cooking is straightforward, and in the end, you’ll have a healthy, delicious meal that took less than 30 minutes from start to the time you’re eating.  It really doesn’t get much better than that!

~Erin

 

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Comments

  1. I love grilled pork loin and this recipe definitely sounds like it would be winner in my house.
  2. This looks delicious! Love that peaches are back in season, pinned to try :)
  3. This looks amazing. I LOVE anything pork. Gotta try this recipe. I would love for you to share this a my T.G.I.F. Linky Party @ MamasBlogCentral.com Have a great weekend!
  4. I just saw this recipe this afternoon on foodgawker.com and it brought me to this awesome blog. Needless to say I made this pork loin this evening for dinner and it turned out amazing.
    • delightful.e.made@gmail.com says:
      Isn't it great, Jake? This recipe has become a regular at our house, mostly because its so easy to make, and with the peaches it tastes amazing! So glad you enjoyed it. Be sure to check out some of my other grilling recipes, like my Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon (featured on Today.com) and my Mushroom and Sirloin skewers. Thanks so much for stopping by. ~Erin
  5. Looks amazing! I love peaches and just made a peach glazed grilled pork chops & I can't wait to try your recipe it sounds so yummy! Pinning this to my grilling board.
  6. I found myself just staring at the picture! This looks amazing! Thanks for linking up at What's for Dinner
  7. The pork loin looks fabulous and those peaches, oh my! Thanks for sharing on Creative K Kids Tasty Tuesdays
  8. This looks like a great summer meal! The brown sugar rub sounds good. Thanks for joining the Family Joy Link Party!
  9. Look at the colours on that! It makes you want to chew the edges off until you're face and hands are smothered in spicy goodness! :-D I'm planning plenty of BBQs this summer, so this is now on the list!
  10. This recipe looks so good, I will have to try it!
  11. Pork and peaches go so well together and this is one lovely recipe! Pinned! Thanks for sharing with us on Throwback Thursday. Mollie
  12. I have an outdoor grill, This dinner is seriously so delicious, you are right, I want to eat. Will go out for BBQ next day.
  13. Pork loins are so tasty and this looks great! Thanks for sharing at the Family Joy Link Party!
  14. Those grilled peaches are calling my name. I love grilled fruit. Thanks for sharing with us at Family Joy Blog Link Up Party.
  15. This looks and sounds great. Thank you for linking up to last week's Tasty Tuesday. I've pinned your recipe to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board. I hope you'll join us again this week.
  16. This post is featured over at Diana Rambles today as part of a Peach Round-up and has been pinned, yummed, and tweeted. Thanks for sharing this great recipe!

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