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Maple Pecan Pork Loin

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Maple Pecan Pork Loin

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

3 Hours

Effort

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Pellets

Hickory

If you can’t get a maple bacon donut, try this amazing maple glazed pork instead.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

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  • Pound Pork Loin, Butterflied

  • 2 Medium onion, minced

  • 2 Cup coarsely chopped pecans

  • 1 1/2 Cup maple syrup

  • 1/2 Cup ketchup

  • 1/2 Cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice

  • 2 Teaspoon olive oil

  • 2 Tablespoon Traeger Chicken Rub

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Hot Pepper Sauce

  • Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

Steps

  • 1

    Plan ahead! This recipe requires overnight time. Butterfly the pork loin, if not already, to 1 inch thickness. Cover and refrigerate until ready for use.
    Ingredients
    • Pound Pork Loin, Butterflied

  • 2

    Heat the butter and onions in a pan; sauté until golden brown. Combine cooked onions and pecans in a mixing bowl. Stir in the maple syrup, ketchup, vinegar, lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, Traeger Chicken Rub and hot pepper sauce. Refrigerate mixture overnight.
    Ingredients
    • 2 Medium onion, minced

    • 2 Cup coarsely chopped pecans

    • 1 1/2 Cup maple syrup

    • 1/2 Cup ketchup

    • 1/2 Cup apple cider vinegar

    • 1/4 Cup lemon juice

    • 2 Teaspoon olive oil

    • 2 Tablespoon Traeger Chicken Rub

    • 1/2 Teaspoon Hot Pepper Sauce

  • 3

    Drain pecans and onions through a sieve into a bowl; set sauce mixture aside and reserve. Place drained pecan-onion mixture into a bowl and set aside.
  • 4

    Remove the pork loin from the fridge. Unroll so that it lies flat. Lightly season the inside of the pork with the Pork & Poultry Rub. Arrange the drained pecan-onion mixture down the middle of the loin. Roll up loin and tie with kitchen twine. Season the outside with the Pork and Poultry Rub.
    Ingredients
    • To Taste Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 5

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger on Smoke with the lid open until a fire is established (4-5 minutes). Turn temperature to 275 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes. .
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  • 6

    Place loin on grill and cook for 1 1/2 hours.
  • 7

    Switch the setting to Smoke and continue cooking for 1 1/2 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F on a instant-read thermometer. Mop the loin with the reserved sauce mixture every 20 minutes. Remove from the grill and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving. Enjoy!
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