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Orange-Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin

Photo: Jennifer Causey Styling: Lindsey Lower

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: 3 pork slices)

To cut another minute off the prep time, pick up a container of toasted sesame seeds in the spice section of your market.  

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil, divided
  • 1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, cut crosswise into 12 equal slices
  • 1/4 cup lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mirin (sweet rice wine)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 3 green onions, cut diagonally into 1/4-inch pieces

Nutrition Information

  • calories 247
  • fat 11.8 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 4.6 g
  • polyfat 3.9 g
  • protein 25 g
  • carbohydrate 8 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 74 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 595 mg
  • calcium 25 mg
  • sugars 5 g
  • Est. Added Sugars 3 g

How to Make It

  1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan. Add pork slices to pan; cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan; keep warm.

  2. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil, soy sauce, and next 5 ingredients (through garlic) to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 3 minutes or until mixture is syrupy. Remove from heat; stir in rind. Return pork to pan, turn to coat on all sides. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions.