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Chinese five-spice powder is a mixture of ground cinnamon, cloves, fennel, anise, and peppercorns.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2002


Credit: Oxmoor House

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4 servings (serving size: 3 slices pork and 3 tablespoons sauce)


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  • Preheat oven to 400°.

  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl.

  • Make a slit lengthwise through center of pork, using a long, thin knife. Press fruit mixture into pork. Pat pork firmly to evenly distribute fruit mixture.

  • Combine brown sugar and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub spice mixture thoroughly on pork. Place pork in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Insert meat thermometer into the thickest part of pork. Bake at 400° for 35 to 40 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers 160°. Remove from oven, and let stand 5 minutes before slicing. Thinly slice pork into 12 pieces.

  • Combine orange juice, fruit spread, and brown sugar in a small nonstick skillet. Bring to a boil, and cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring often. Add mustard and salt, stirring with a whisk. Combine water and cornstarch, stirring with a whisk to dissolve. Stir cornstarch mixture into sauce.


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Nutrition Facts

280 calories; fat 4.5g; saturated fat 1.5g; protein 25g; carbohydrates 35g; cholesterol 67mg; iron 2.3mg; sodium 283mg; calories from fat 14%; fiber 2.4g; calcium 29mg.