Photo: Christopher Baker; Styling: Linda Hirst
Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
27 Mins
Stand Time
10 Mins
Makes 6 servings

Fresh strawberries star in this savory entree of Pepper-crusted Pork Tenderloin with Strawberry-Balsamic Sauce. We love the Strawberry-Balsamic Sauce over the grilled pork but turn the sauce into a staple by serving it over main dish salads and other grilled meats.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat grill to medium-high heat (350° to 400°) or grill pan over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork evenly with rosemary, salt, and pepper. Grill pork, covered, turning once, 15 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the meat registers 145°. Cover pork loosely with aluminum foil; let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Step 2

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallot; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in chicken stock and next 3 ingredients. Bring mixture to a boil, and cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring until sugar dissolves. Stir in strawberries, and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 5 minutes or until berries soften and mixture thickens slightly. Spoon sauce over sliced pork and rice, if desired. Sprinkle with green onions.

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Ratings & Reviews

JillyBurke's Review

May 18, 2014
This is lovely summer dish using grilled pork. It is very spicy but the sweet strawberry sauce offers a nice balance.