Chinese-Barbecued Pork Tenderloin

Chinese-Barbecued Pork Tenderloin Recipe
Randy Mayor


4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 165
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 5 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 2.1 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 24.7 g
Carbohydrate 3.9 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 79 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 269 mg
Calcium 14 mg


1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
Cooking spray
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon orange juice
1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil


Preheat oven to 400°.

Trim fat from pork. Combine sugar and next 3 ingredients (sugar through pepper). Rub pork with spice mixture.

Place pork on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; insert a meat thermometer into thickest portion of tenderloin. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Combine hoisin, orange juice, and oil in a small bowl; brush over tenderloin. Bake for an additional 15 minutes or until thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink).