Spicy Pork Tenderloins with Uniq Fruit Salsa

The spice mixture easily doubles; store in an airtight container, and use to season chicken or shrimp for a quick, flavorful entrée. Garnish with lime wedges.

Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork and 1/3 cup salsa)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 211
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 2.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 26.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.9g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Cholesterol: 80mg
  • Iron: 1.7mg
  • Sodium: 323mg
  • Calcium: 23mg

Ingredients

  • Pork:
  • 1 tablespoon salt-free Mexican seasoning blend
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 (1-pound) pork tenderloins, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • Salsa:
  • 2 cups chopped peeled Uniq fruit (about 1)
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced avocado
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preparation

  1. To prepare the pork, combine the first 6 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub garlic over pork. Rub spice mixture over pork. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°.
  3. Heat a cast-iron or ovenproof grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork to pan; cook 4 minutes or until just browned on all sides. Transfer pork to oven. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink). Let pork stand 10 minutes before slicing. Cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
  4. To prepare salsa, combine Uniq fruit and remaining ingredients in a bowl. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Serve pork with salsa.
Note:

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