Pineapple and cinnamon brings out the sweetness of the pork tenderloin, while fresh jalapeno delivers a nice bit of heat.
- 1 lb pork tenderloin, cut into 8 crosswise pieces
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 2 Tbs margarine, divided
- 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into julienne strips
- 1 can (8 ounce) pineapple chunks in natural juice, undrained
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 1 Tbs peeled, finely chopped fresh ginger root
- 1 Tbs finely chopped fresh jalapeno pepper
- 1/8 tsp cinnamon
- 1 Tbs chopped fresh cilantro
- Sprinkle each pork tenderloin piece with salt; press each piece to 1-inch thickness. Heat 1 tablespoon margarine in large skillet over medium heat. Add pork pieces; cook 3 to 4 minutes per side or until pork is tender. Place pork pieces on serving plate; keep warm.
- Add remaining 1 tablespoon margarine and red bell pepper to same skillet; cook about 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Reduce heat to low. Stir in pineapple and juice, wine, ginger root, jalapeno pepper and cinnamon; simmer until liquid is reduced to 1/4 cup. Spoon pineapple mixture over cooked pork pieces; sprinkle with cilantro.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board
Calories from Fat 107 (40%)
(19%)Total Fat 12g
(21%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Total Carbohydrate 11g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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