Quick Mojo Pork Bites
Pork tenderloin makes dinner easy with a fast garlic and citrus marinade inspired by Cuban mojo flavors all wrapped in foil packets and grilled to perfection on a campfire or traditional grill in under 20 minutes!
For the Mojo Marinade
- ½ cup Orange juice
- 1 tbsp White Vinegar
- 1 Lime juiced
- 1 tbsp Honey
- 3 Garlic cloves minced
- 1 tbsp Cumin
- 1 tbsp Paprika
- 1 tsp Salt
- ½ tsp Red Pepper Flakes
- 1 tsp black pepper
For the Pork Bites
- ½ Onion chopped
- 1 lb Pork Tenderloin cut into even 1” cubes
Make the Marinade
Pour the orange juice, white vinegar, lime juice, and honey into a resealable gallon size bag.
Add the garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, red pepper flakes, and black pepper.
Seal well and shake to combine.
Prep the Pork
If needed, remove any silverskin from the tenderloin.
Cut the pork into 1 inch cubes.
Add the cut pork and onion to the marinade, making sure to seal well.
Prep the Grill
When ready to grill, prep the grill for indirect grilling, around 375 to 400 degrees.
Pour the tenderloin into 4 foil packets, folding up the edges to seal in the juices.
Pinch the tops shut.
Place the foil packets over the grill and allow to cook for 10 minutes in the foil packets.
Carefully open the packets, rotating if needed based on your heat source, and allow the pork to cook 10 minutes longer.
Check that the pork bites temp to 145 degrees with an instant read thermometer, and remove from heat. Otherwise, cook 5 minutes longer or until they temp properly.
Remove the pork bites, in their packets from the grill once they reach 145 degrees.
Allow the pork to cool in the packets for 5 minutes.
Serve with toothpicks as an appetizer or as individual portions with desired sides if using as a main dish.
Use caution when opening foil packets as steam accumulates in each. They can be hot, wearing heat resistant gloves is recommended.
Store any extra in an airtight container in a refrigerator for up to 4 days. Toss them into breakfast the next day for a serious upgrade.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 650mg | Potassium: 619mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 992IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 3mg