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Honey Glazed Pork


Honey Glazed Pork

Honey Glazed Pork

Quick-cooking pork tenderloin is an ideal choice for easy entertaining. Here, it's infused with flavor from a simple marinade and roasted to juicy succulence.

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1 large or 2 small pork tenderloins (about 1-1/4 pounds total)
1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds*

*To toast sesame seeds, spread seeds in small skillet. Shake skillet over medium heat 2 minutes or until seeds begin to pop and turn golden.

Preparation

  1. Place pork in large plastic bag. Combine soy sauce and garlic in small cup; pour over pork. Close bag securely; turn to coat. Marinate in refrigerator up to 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Drain pork; reserve 1 tablespoon marinade. Combine honey, brown sugar, ginger and reserved marinade in small bowl.
  3. Place pork in shallow foil-lined roasting pan. Brush with half of honey mixture. Roast 10 minutes. Turn pork over; brush with remaining honey mixture; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Roast 10 minutes for small or 15 minutes for large tenderloin or until internal temperature reaches 155°F when tested with a meat thermometer inserted in thickest part of pork.
  4. Let pork stand, tented with foil, on cutting board 5 minutes. (Temperature of pork will rise to 160°F.) Cut into 1/2-inch slices. Serve on lettuce and garnish with mushrooms, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Fiber <1 g
Carbohydrate 21 g
Cholesterol 101 mg
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 6 g
Calories from Fat 20 %
Calories 279
Protein 33 g
Sodium 605 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 4
Vegetable 2

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