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A salty-sweet sauce is a rich match for pan-roasted pork. Serve this dish with roasted red onions and mashed sweet potatoes. You can use green grapes, but the sauce won't be as rich, or as pretty.

Cynthia DePersio
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2002

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork and 1/4 cup sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450°.

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  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Add grapes and next 4 ingredients (grapes through five-spice powder). Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Place grape mixture in a blender; process until smooth.

  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Add pork to pan; cook 5 minutes, browning on all sides. Insert meat thermometer into thickest portion of pork. Bake pork at 450° for 12 minutes or until thermometer registers 155°. Tent with foil; let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

263 calories; calories from fat 23%; fat 6.6g; saturated fat 1.8g; mono fat 3.4g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 25.6g; carbohydrates 26.6g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 74mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 759mg; calcium 27mg.
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