Ancho Chile Pork Tenderloin

Ancho Chile Pork Tenderloin

If you love the spiciness if ancho chili peppers, you'll love this Ancho Chile Pork Tenderloin. Grilled and seasoned to perfection.
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 2-lb pork tenderloin
  • 3 Tbsp ancho chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp paprika
  • 2 Tbsp oregano
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp mustard powder


  • Prepare pork tenderloin by cutting off any silverskin. In a small bowl combine the chili powder, paprika, oregano, salt, pepper, and mustard powder. Rub on pork and let sit for 1 hour in the fridge.
  • Meanwhile heat your grill to medium-high and oil grill. Place pork tenderloin on grill and cover and cook, turning frequently, until done, about 12-15 minutes. Remove from grill and slice.


Grill the pork until it reaches an internal temperature of 140ºF.
You can let the rub sit for up to 4 hours.

Perfect Pairing

Serve this Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Bacon for a complete meal.
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