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Apricot Pork Tenderloin

Apricot Pork Tenderloin

By Traeger Kitchen

Sweet meets smoky with our apricot-glazed pork tenderloin cooked over savory hardwood smoke.

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours




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Units of Measurement:
2 Pound pork tenderloin
As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub
1 Cup Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce


  • 1

    Using a sharp knife on a cutting board, trim any excess fat and silverskin from the pork tenderloin. Season the entire pork tenderloin with Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub and rest for 30 minutes.

    • 2 Pound pork tenderloin

    • As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature 165°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal results, use Super Smoke, if available.

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 3

    Insert the probe into the thickest part of the tenderloin. Place the pork tenderloin directly on the grill grates, close the lid, and smoke for 45 minutes.

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 4

    Remove the pork tenderloin from the Traeger and increase the grill temperature to 450°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

  • 5

    Once the Traeger reaches temperature, sear each side of the pork tenderloin for 90 seconds or until it reaches an internal temperature of 145°F. Brush with Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

    145 ˚F / 63 ˚C

    • 1 Cup Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce

  • 6

    Remove the tenderloin from the grill, and let rest in a pan or on a cutting board for 20 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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