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Maple Barbecue Pork Tenderloins

Smoked pork tenderloin is lean, delicious and easy to cook in any smoker. With Labor Day just around the corner, this is a great recipe to have in your back pocket.
Course Entree
Cuisine Hot Smoking
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Jeff Phillips


  • 2 pork tenderloins ((more if you like))
  • Mayonnaise
  • Jeff's original rub recipe
  • Maple syrup


  • Rinse pork tenderloins with cold water.
  • Use a sharp knife to remove any extra fat and silver skin.
  • Coat the outside of each tenderloin with a tablespoon of mayonnaise.
  • Generously sprinkle Jeff's original rub on to all sides of the pork tenderloins.
  • Prepare your smoker for cooking at 225-240°F with indirect heat.
  • If your smoker has a water pan, fill it up with water or liquid of your choice.
  • When the smoker is ready, place the pork tenderloins on the smoker grate and close the door/lid.
  • Prepare the maple barbecue glaze by mixing 1 cup of maple syrup to 2 heaping tablespoons of Jeff's original rub. Stir well to combine.
  • Baste the meat with the glaze every 30 minutes until it is finished cooking.
  • When the pork reaches 145°F as measured with a digital meat thermometer, it is perfectly done and should be removed from the smoker right away.
  • Allow the meat to rest under foil for about 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Serve and enjoy!