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.
Makes 4 servings
|1||large or 2 small pork tenderloins (about 1-1/4 pounds total)|
|1/4||cup reduced-sodium soy sauce|
|2||cloves garlic, minced|
|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.
- 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.
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Drain pork; reserve 1 tablespoon marinade. Combine honey, brown sugar, ginger and reserved marinade in small bowl.
- 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.
- 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.
|Calories from Fat||20 %|
|Total Fat||6 g|
|Saturated Fat||2 g|
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