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Serve with a quick cabbage slaw: Combine 4 cups thinly sliced green cabbage, 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon cider vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.

Julianna Grimes
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2014

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
39 mins
total:
39 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 3 ounces pork and about 2/3 cup sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425°.

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  • Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil; swirl to coat. Combine 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, cumin, and cinnamon. Rub pork evenly with spice mixture. Add pork to pan; sauté 4 minutes. Turn pork over; place pan in oven and bake at 425° for 15 minutes or until a thermometer registers 140°. Remove pork from pan; place on a cutting board (do not wipe out pan). Let pork stand 10 minutes. Cut into thin slices.

  • Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add shallots and cherries; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Place pan in oven; bake at 425° for 10 minutes (do not turn cherries). Carefully remove pan from oven; place over medium-high heat. Stir in stock, vinegar, and sugar; bring to a boil. Cook 4 minutes or until liquid is syrupy. Remove from heat; stir in butter. Serve cherry mixture with pork; sprinkle with parsley.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

270 calories; fat 12.5g; saturated fat 3.2g; mono fat 6.1g; poly fat 2.5g; protein 25g; carbohydrates 14g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 81mg; iron 2mg; sodium 458mg; calcium 27mg.
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