Grilled Pork Tenderloin/Brazaviva

The Brazilians may have tanked in the World Cup but are winners when it comes to great food. Particularly their succulent grilled meats. That’s what’s cooking tonight as we grab a Bite with Belkys.

The Chef: J.P. Tavares
The Restaurant: Brazaviva Churrascaria in Doral
The Dish: Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Parmesan Cheese

5 pounds pork tenderloin, trimmed and sliced
1 red pepper, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1/2 lb. passion fruit concentrate
1 bottle white wine
5 tbs. sugar
1 cup salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 cup grated parmesan cheese

Method of Preparation:
-Start by slicing the pork tenderloin an inch thick. Set aside and make the marinade.

– In a blender, add sugar, salt, pepper, passion fruit pulp, chopped onion and red peppers. Blend on medium for about two minutes.

– Pour the mixture over the pork. Add white wine and stir. Marinate for at least eight hours.

– When it’s done marinating, put the pork on skewers and generously coat with parmesan cheese on all sides.

– Grill 10-15 minutes at 350 on a home or rotisserie grill until golden brown.

To Plate:
Chef plates with hearts of palm, mixed greens and cherry tomatoes.

Serving suggestion: Caipirinha

Serves: 2

Brazaviva Churrascaria
7910 NW 25 St
Doral, FL 33122