Sunday Supper, Hoisin Pork and Zucchini & Corn Sauté

You are going to want to put this on your menu asap!

It’s easy, it’s delicious, it’s a little bit different,

and it’s Summer on a plate!

Pork tenderloin is cut into chunks, marinated for 6 hours, and grilled*

Serve it with a simple sauté of corn and zucchini

and you have a winner of a Summer dinner!

*You can make this in a slow cooker too,

instructions are in the printable recipe at the end of this post

The sauce is a mixture of hoisin sauce {Asian BBQ sauce}

and Sweet Chili Sauce

Remove any fat from the tenderloin that you can

and cut the tenderloin into chunks

Mix the sauces together

Reserve 1/2 cup for basting

and put the rest into a large ziplock bag or dish

Add the pork chunks and mix around to cover them

Place in the refrigerator for 4-8 hours, turning occasionally

Preheat your grill to medium high, about 400 degrees

and place pork on hot grill

Cook for 10-12* minutes then turn over and baste with reserved sauce

Grill for 10* more minutes then remove to a pan

and brush again with sauce

*These times are approximate,

cooking time will depend on your grill,

the size of your pork pieces, and the temperature

so use your own judgement

We enjoyed this pork with a simple vegetable saute

of zucchini, onion, and corn

You can use canned corn, thawed frozen corn

or fresh corn cut from the cob

I used fresh corn and cooked it in the microwave

in the husk for 3 minutes per ear,

then I shucked it and cut the corn off the cob

Dice the onion and cut zucchini into pieces

Saute the onion in butter and olive oil over medium heat

until it begins to turn golden

Add corn and zucchini to skillet and season with salt and pepper

Stir occasionally for several minutes

until zucchini begins to brown

Cover pan, turn burner off and let pan sit on burner for 10 minutes

to finish cooking before serving

It will hold and stay warm for 20-30 minutes

if you aren’t ready to serve yet

We also had some Incredibly Easy Scalloped Potatoes with this~


Hoisin Pork

Pork tenderloin chunks are marinated in a hoisin & sweet chili sauce and grilled for an incredibly delicious and easy dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Marinating Time 6 hours
Course Cook out, Main Course
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 4


  • grill or slow cooker


  • 2 pork tenderloins
  • 1 jar 9.3 oz. hoisin sauce
  • 1 jar 10 oz. sweet chili sauce



  • Cut pork tenderloin into 2 inch chunks, removing as much fat as possible
  • Mix hoisin sauce and sweet chili sauce together. Reserve 1/2 cup of sauce for basting.
  • Put marinade in a large ziplock bag or dish. Add pork and turn several times to coat with sauce. Refrigerate for 4-8 hours, turning meat occasionally
  • Place pork chunks on a preheated medium high, 400 degrees grill. Grill for approximately 10-12 minutes, turn over and baste with reserved sauce.
  • Cook for another 10-12 minutes or until cooked through. Remove to pan and baste with remaining sauce.

Slow Cooker

  • Cut pork tenderloin into 2 inch chunks, removing as much fat as possible
  • Spray your slow cooker with cooking spray and add sauces. Stir to mix sauces
  • Add pork and stir to coat with sauce
  • Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours


Grilling time is approximate. Time depends on what type of grill, temperature and size of pork chunks so use your own judgement
Keyword Asian pork chops, easy dinner, grilled pork, hoisin pork, hoisin sauce, pork tenderloin, slow cooker pork tacos, sweet chili sauce

Zucchini & Corn Sauté

Zucchini and corn are sauteed with onion for an easy, healthy and delicious side dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • skillet


  • 3 ears corn, or 3 cups corn kernels, canned or thawed frozen
  • 2 large zucchini
  • 1/2 sweet onion
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper


  • Cook fresh corn in the husk, in the microwave for 9 minutes on high
  • Let rest until cool enough to handle and remove husks and cut corn from the cobs
  • Cut ends off zucchini and cut in half. Cut each half in half. Cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • Dice onion and place in skillet with butter and olive oil. Cook over medium heat stirring occasionally for 5 minutes until it starts to color. Add zucchini and corn. Season with salt and pepper. Stir and continue to sauté for 5 minutes. Cover pan, turn burner off and let vegetables sit on the burner for 10 minutes to finish cooking. They can hold like this for longer if you're not ready to serve yet.
  • Remove lid, stir and serve
Keyword corn, easy side dish, Summer side dish, zucchini, zucchini & corn saute

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36 Responses to “Sunday Supper, Hoisin Pork and Zucchini & Corn Sauté”
  1. A perfect summer meal! The pork chunks look so good.

  2. Sounds very flavorful!

  3. Pam says:

    Jenna, this looks delicious. The men in my family would love this, maybe for Father’s Day! Have a wonderful Sunday!

  4. Yum!! Perfect bites for a grilled meal. Making me hungry this morning!

  5. EsmeSalon says:

    Super delicious and mouthwatering – it’s only 9am here and I wish I had a plate of this in front of me.
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  6. I’ve been serving my Bob pork for years, and 30 years later, he informs me he doesn’t like it. But, I’ll bet he loves it this way. I’m not giving up. It’s so lean and versatile and I get tired of chicken.

  7. Leslie says:

    I love EVERYTHING about this meal! I’ll be back to check out those potatoes too!

  8. Cindy Conner says:

    Oh my mercy! My lips are licking! LOL! These dishes look amazing! Saving this! Happy June. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  9. This makes me so very hungry, and I just finish dinner!

  10. lghiggins says:

    Outstanding! I love marinated meats.

  11. Kari says:

    Yummy Jenna. I use the trick of leaving husks on the ear of corn and putting in the microwave for 3-4 minutes per ear and the husks are so much easier to remove with a paper towel. So much easier and now I will add this recipe to my file of “Jenna’s recipes”. thanks and have a great week. Hugs

  12. Julie says:

    Jenna, this looks so good and a dish I’d love to try out. Thanks for the recipe.

  13. Kim says:

    It all looks delicious Jenna! I’ve never tried hoison sauce so I’ll have to add that to the list lol. I’ve also never tried the husk on in the microwave trick and I forget how versatile zucchini is. I’m pinning so I remember this. Thanks for the mouthwatering recipes!

    • Thanks Kim! I hope you try the hoisin sauce, it’s really good and a nice change from BBQ sauce. You can also cook corn in the oven in the husk, 350 for an hour. So much easier than boiling!

  14. This does look like summer on a plate! I have to try this Jenna, we love grilling. Hope you had a great time at the beach. I’ll be in touch when we return………

  15. Kitty says:

    Yummy! This is the same marinade as you use on the chicken thighs, right, Jenna?? I’ve made that version of yours and love it and gave it to a friend after surgery. The veggies sound great, too.

  16. Mary says:

    Looks so good Jenna! We’ve been on a tenderloin kick lately, love the flavor of hoisin ♥

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