The spice mixture easily doubles; store in an airtight container, and use to season chicken or shrimp for a quick, flavorful entrée. Garnish with lime wedges.

Joy E. Zacharia, RD
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2008

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Credit: Randy Mayor

Recipe Summary

Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork and 1/3 cup salsa)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • To prepare the pork, combine the first 6 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub garlic over pork. Rub spice mixture over pork. Cover and chill 1 hour.

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  • Preheat oven to 400°.

  • Heat a cast-iron or ovenproof grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork to pan; cook 4 minutes or until just browned on all sides. Transfer pork to oven. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink). Let pork stand 10 minutes before slicing. Cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices.

  • To prepare salsa, combine Uniq fruit and remaining ingredients in a bowl. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Serve pork with salsa.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

211 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 7g; saturated fat 2.2g; mono fat 3.1g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 26.8g; carbohydrates 9.9g; fiber 1.7g; cholesterol 80mg; iron 1.7mg; sodium 323mg; calcium 23mg.
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