The Best Smoked Pork Tenderloin Recipe

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Difficulty

2 lb Pork Tenderloin
6 slices of Bacon
1 Bottle of your favorite BBQ sauce
1 pouch Twist’d Q™ Smokin’ Applewood All-Purpose Rub (Currently in stores as American Royal Smokey Applewood Rub)
1 lb Brown Sugar
1 1/2 tsp ground Ginger


  1. Mix sauce and 3 oz (1/2 pouch) of Smokin’ Applewood Rub together.
  2. Generously cover trimmed pork tenderloin with the sauce mixture, retaining the extra sauce for later.
  3. Wrap the bacon strips around the tenderloins
  4. Combine remaining 3 oz of Smokin’ Applewood Rub, brown sugar and ginger in a reclosable 1 gal plastic bag.
  5. Pack the tenderloins in the mixture and refrigerate in the bag overnight.
  6. Remove the tenderloins from the bag, and place on a smoker pre-heated to 250 degrees.
  7. Remove from smoker when pork reaches 155 degrees internally, and let rest for 10 minutes.
  8. Heat the retained sauce mixture and serve with the sliced tenderloin.