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Smoked Pork Tenderloin

Smoked Pork Tenderloin

By Traeger Kitchen

Give your pork a sweet and smoky kick. These tenderloins are marinated in a sweet honey and thyme mixture and smoked to perfection over aromatic applewood pellets.

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

3 Hrs




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurement:
1/2 Cup apple juice
3 Tablespoon honey
3 Tablespoon Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub
1/4 Cup brown sugar
2 Tablespoon thyme leaves
1/2 Tablespoon black pepper
2 (1-1/2 lb) pork tenderloins, silverskin removed


  • 1

    For the Marinade: In a large bowl, add the apple juice, honey (warmed), Traeger Pork & Poultry rub, brown sugar, thyme leaves and black pepper. Whisk to combine.

  • 2

    Add pork loins to the bowl with the marinade. Turn pork to coat and cover bowl with plastic wrap.

  • 3

    Transfer to the refrigerator and marinate for 2 to 3 hours.

  • 4

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

    225 ˚F / 107 ˚C


  • 5

    Place the tenderloins directly on the grill grate and smoke until the internal temperature registers 145℉, about 2-1/2 to 3 hours.

    225 ˚F / 107 ˚C

    145 ˚F / 63 ˚C


    Super Smoke

  • 6

    Remove from grill and let rest 5 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!

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