Tequila Pork with Tomatillo Guacamole

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 3 ounces pork and 1/2 cup guacamole)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 316
  • Fat: 18.8g
  • Saturated fat: 3.1g
  • Sodium: 407mg

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 jalapeño, chopped
  • 1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • 4 tomatillos
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cilantro sprigs
  • 2 avocados, peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

  1. Combine tequila, lemon juice, ground cumin, crushed red pepper, and chopped jalapeño in a zip-top plastic bag. Add pork tenderloin to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator 2 hours. Boil tomatillos for 2 minutes; drain. Place tomatillos, lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, cilantro sprigs, avocados, and garlic in a food processor; process until smooth. Preheat grill to medium-high. Remove pork from bag. Sprinkle pork with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Place pork on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 8 minutes. Turn; grill 7 minutes or until a thermometer registers 145°. Let stand 5 minutes; slice. Serve with guacamole.
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