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Second cook (Help Needed)

billexbillex Posts: 27
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
Doing ribs tomorrow for the first time, any suggustions as to what wood chips i should use, i'v got JD chips, Masquite and hichory.
Does anyone prefer one from the other?
And, Whats a nice quick maranade for Pork Tenderloin?
Thanks to all in advance


  • WardsterWardster Posts: 681
    I would stick with the hickory, gives a nice taste. Mesq is a bit strong. JD may work too.[p]A quick marinade? I suggest buying soem Dale's Steak Sauce, in the bbq section of your local store. Another quick sure thing is italian dressing. Good luck.

  • ChuckChuck Posts: 812
    billex,[p]I like to use a combo of hickory and mesquite. Ads wardster said mesquite by itself is pretty strong but mixed with the hickory you get a nice flavor. I use a little oil, some garlic, soy sauce and terryaki sauce on my tenderloins. Have a great cook tomorrow.[p]Chuck <><[p]Chuck

  • StogieStogie Posts: 279
    billex,[p]Here are 2 marinades for pork. One is mine and one is my Mom's. They are both very good.[p]I have them listed as chop recipes but they are just as good with tenderloins.[p]Enjoy![p]Stogie
    ___________________________________________________________[p]Kevi's Classic Grilled Pork Juice [p]6 Pork chop(s)
    Meat Tenderizer
    1/4 cup Pineapple juice
    1/2 cup Soy sauce, dark
    1/3 cup Salad oil
    1/2 medium Onion(s), minced
    1 clove Garlic, crushed
    1 tablespoon Brown sugar, dark[p]PREPARATION:
    Rub meat tenderizer onto both sides of chops.
    Combine all other ingredients.
    Marinate chops a minimum of 4 hours or over night.
    Remove from marinade and boil marinade.
    Grill chops.
    Baste chops with boiled marinade.
    ____________________________________________________________[p]Mom's Marinated Pork Loin [p]4 pound(s) Pork Loin
    Pork Rub(your favorite)
    1/2 cup Soy sauce, dark
    1/2 cup Sherry, dry
    3 cloves Garlic, crushed
    1 tablespoon Dry mustard
    1 teaspoon Ginger
    1 teaspoon Thyme[p]PREPARATION:
    Rub loin or roast with your favorite pork rub.
    Combine all other ingredients.
    Marinate roast overnight(for tenderloins, 4 hours will do).
    Fire up the grill. Sear each side at 450º for 5 minutes each. Then move to Medium heat(350-400º) and cook for another 30-45 minutes. Turn a couple ot times during this.
    Baste often with marinade.
    Meat temp should be around 150-155º. [p]

  • ShelbyShelby Posts: 803
    I echo Chuck's marinade. Soy sauce, with garlic and onion.

  • billexbillex Posts: 27
    Chuck,should i marinate over night or just a couple of hours before hand?

  • ChuckChuck Posts: 812
    billex, [p]Sorry for the late response. I usually only do it for a few hours.[p]Chuck <><

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