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Chinese Pork Tenderloin with Garlic-Sauced Noodles

This slow cooker medley of Chinese flavors is a yummy and healthy alternative to take-out. Serve with lime wedges to add zesty flavor.

Oxmoor House SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: 9 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups noodle mixture, 1 teaspoon peanuts, 2 teaspoons cilantro, and 1 lime wedge)

Ingredients

  • 2 (1-pound) pork tenderloins, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup lower-sodium soy sauce, divided
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 8 cups hot cooked Chinese-style noodles (about 16 ounces uncooked)
  • 1 cup matchstick-cut carrots
  • 3/4 cup diagonally sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/3 cup chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 9 lime wedges

Preparation

1. Place tenderloins in a 5-quart electric slow cooker. Combine 1 tablespoon soy sauce and next 5 ingredients (through garlic); drizzle over tenderloins. Cover and cook on LOW for 3 1/2 hours. Remove pork from slow cooker, and place in a large bowl, reserving cooking liquid in slow cooker. Let pork stand 10 minutes.

2. Strain cooking liquid through a sieve into a bowl. Cover and keep warm. Shred pork with 2 forks.

3. Return cooking liquid to slow cooker; stir in remaining 3 tablespoons soy sauce, vinegar, and sesame oil. Cover and cook on HIGH 10 minutes. Turn slow cooker off. Add pork, noodles, and next 3 ingredients (through cilantro leaves), tossing to coat. Spoon noodle mixture into bowls; sprinkle with peanuts and chopped cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 303
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 5.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 28.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 34.1g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Cholesterol: 72mg
  • Iron: 3.1mg
  • Sodium: 555mg
  • Calcium: 30mg
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