A grilled pork tenderloin topped with black sesame seeds.

If you don’t have a grill, the pork tenderloin can be cooked in a cast iron pan or grill pan on the stove.


  • 2 Sliced Green Onions, white and green parts
  • 2 Tablespoons Hoisin Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Low-Sodium Soy Sauce (or coconut aminos or tamari)
  • 2 Tablespoons Honey
  • 1 Tablespoon Water
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 (1-pound) Pork Tenderloin, trimmed
  • ¼ Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Sesame Seeds


  1. Preheat.
  2. Combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl. Pour ¾ of the honey mixture into a large zip-top plastic bag; reserve remaining honey mixture. Add pork to bag; seal and marinate in refrigerator at least 30 minutes and up to overnight, turning bag occasionally.
  3. Remove pork from bag; discard marinade. Grill pork on medium-high heat, about 4 minutes per side.
  4. After the pork has been turned once, baste it with reserved honey mixture. Grill until a thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink) or 165 (medium).
  5. Let pork rest for 5 minutes. Cut pork into thin slices. Drizzle with the remaining honey mixture and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  6. Enjoy!

Yield: 4-6 servings.

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