Spice-Rubbed Bison Tenderloin

Bison, also known as buffalo, is a great source of lean grass-fed meat. The tenderloin is the most sought after cut of meat on the bison (as well as most other red meats) and cooks well on moderately high heat to ensure it stays juicy and tender. The health benefits of bison generally include antibiotic free meat that is good for inflammation.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Yield: 4 Servings
Difficulty: Easy


  • 1 whole chipotle chile in adobo, seeded or 1 teaspoon ground dried chipotles
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 32 oz bison tenderloin (cut into 8 oz portions)
  • Combine first 11 ingredients in a mixing bowl and transfer to pie plate or large flat plate
  • Heat a Swiss Diamond grill pan over medium high heat.
  • Dip both sides of each piece of meat into the spice mixture and transfer to heated pan
  • Grill for 4 - 5 minutes a side (depending on desired temperature)
  • Remove from grill pan and let sit for a couple of minutes before serving.