Spicy-Sweet Pork Tenderloin

Spicy-Sweet Pork Tenderloin Recipe
Spooning the soy sauce mixture over the top of each piece of pork lets it soak into the meat like a quick marinade. Round out the meal with mashed potatoes and steamed baby carrots.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 3 pork slices, about 1 tablespoon salsa mixture, and 1 1/2 teaspoons cilantro)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 169
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 5.1 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 2.4 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 24.4 g
Carbohydrate 5.3 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 74 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 285 mg
Calcium 15 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon bottled minced fresh ginger
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut crosswise into 12 (3/4-inch-thick) slices
1/3 cup bottled salsa
1 tablespoon seedless raspberry preserves
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Flatten each pork piece to 1/2-inch thickness using your fingertips. Add pork to pan; spoon soy sauce mixture evenly over pork slices. Cook 3 minutes or until browned. Turn pork over; cook 3 minutes or until done. Remove from pan.

Add salsa and preserves to pan; increase heat to medium-high. Cook 30 seconds or until slightly thick, stirring constantly. Serve pork with salsa mixture, and sprinkle with cilantro.

Note:

Karen Levin,

June 2005
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