Pork on a Fork

Another family favorite.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinade Time 2 hours


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce reduced sodium prefered
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped can use more - we like garlic
  • 1 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 each Thai chili - see note
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seed oil
  • 1.5 lb pork tenderloin - fat trimmed cut to 1 inch medallions


  • Whisk soy sauce and sugar in a medium bowl until sugar is dissolved
  • stir in garlic, ginger, ghile and oil
  • marinate pork with this mixture in a zip lock bag for 2 hours in refrigerator, turning it periodically
  • with grill on medium heat, grill pork until just cooked through, 3-5 minutes per side


Thai chiles can be red or green, are only about 1 1/2 inches long and 1/4 inch or less in diameter. They are on the high side of hot. Find in Asian markets. you can substitute fresh cayenne chiles or 1/2 teaspoon chili sauce such as siracha.

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