Rating: 5 stars
23 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 5 star values: 19

If you're craving meat but want something light that's loaded with flavor, this will definitely hit the spot. The maple syrup and spice blend offer sweetness with a kick. It's so easy, anyone can make this dish and look like a star.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2001

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Credit: Karry Hosford

Recipe Summary

Yield:
6 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork and 2 tablespoons sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°.

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  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; rub pork with spice mixture. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat; add pork. Cook 6 minutes; brown on all sides. Place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until thermometer registers 155°. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

  • While pork bakes, melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion, and cook 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Add ginger, and cook 4 minutes. Stir in broth and syrup, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Bring broth mixture to a boil; cook until reduced to 3/4 cup (about 10 minutes). Cut pork into 1/4-inch-thick slices; serve with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

263 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 8.2g; saturated fat 3.9g; mono fat 2.8g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 25g; carbohydrates 21.7g; fiber 1.1g; cholesterol 78mg; iron 2mg; sodium 663mg; calcium 39mg.
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