Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Chipotle Orange Sauce

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“This recipe is from Homebasics although I made some changes to enhance the taste.”

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  1. Place the pork tenderloin in a zip-loc bag.
  2. Add chipotle lime marinade to cover pork; seal bag and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight to marinate.
  3. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat.
  4. Add the minced onion and cook until the onion just begins to turn golden brown, about 10 minutes; stirring frequently.
  5. Add chicken broth, marmalade and chopped chipotle peppers and cook, stirring occasionally until reduced to about half its original volume, about 30 minutes.
  6. In a small bowl, mix together water and tapioca starch.
  7. Stir mixture into the sauce and continue to cook, stirring constantly until thickened and glossy, about 1 - 2 minutes.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Keep warm or cover and refrigerate and reheat just before serving.
  10. When ready to cook the tenderloin, preheat the barbecue grill to medium heat.
  11. Remove the pork tenderloin from the marinade and place on the grill.
  12. Cook, turning to brown all sides, for 15 to 20 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the meat and registers 150°F to 155°F
  13. Remove the meat to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes.
  14. Cut crosswise into medallions and arrange on a plate with some of the chipotle orange sauce spooned over.
  15. Cornstarch may be used instead of tapioca starch.

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