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Maple Pecan Pork Loin

Traeger Kitchen


Maple Pecan Pork Loin

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

3 Hours

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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

    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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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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