Roasted Sesame Pork Tenderloin with Asian Slaw

Roasted Sesame Pork Tenderloin with Asian Slaw Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Amy Burke
For a tasty next-day lunch, wrap leftovers in a flour tortilla.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings
Total time: 50 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 50 Minutes

Ingredients

3 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 cup sesame-ginger dressing, divided
1 (1-lb.) pork tenderloin
1 head napa cabbage, shredded (about 4 cups)
4 green onions, sliced
2 large carrots, grated
1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup chopped wasabi-and-soy sauce-flavored almonds

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 450°. Whisk together soy sauce and 1/4 cup dressing in a large shallow dish or zip-top plastic freezer bag; add pork, turning to coat. Cover or seal, and chill 10 minutes, turning once.

2. Meanwhile, combine cabbage, next 3 ingredients, and remaining 1/4 cup dressing. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

3. Remove pork from marinade, discarding marinade. Place pork on a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.

4. Bake at 450° for 20 to 25 minutes or until done. Remove from oven, and let stand 5 minutes before slicing.

5. Toss slaw with almonds; serve with pork.

Note: We tested with Maple Grove Farms of Vermont All Natural Sesame Ginger Dressing and Blue Diamond Bold Wasabi & Soy Sauce Almonds.

March 2011
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