Gingered Pork and Melon Salad
Pork poached in ginger and orange juice is the center of this summer dinner salad featuring fruit flavors.
- 1 lb boneless pork loin, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 2 Tbs ginger, grated
- 2 cups melon balls, cantaloupes, watermelon, honeydew or a mixture
- 1 papaya, peeled, seeded and cubed
- 2 Tbs Grand Marnier, or other orange liqueur
- 6 cups mixed salad greens
- 1/2 cup peach yogurt
- In medium saucepan combine orange juice and ginger; bring to a simmer and add pork cubes. Simmer for about 5 minutes, until pork is cooked. Remove pork and remaining liquid to bowl, refrigerate uncovered to cool slightly, about 5-10 minutes.
- In medium bowl gently toss together melon, papaya, Grand Marnier, pork cubes and cooking liquid. On each of four plates place 1 1/2 cups salad greens. Serve equal portions pork-melon mixture atop greens, topped with 2 tablespoons yogurt.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board
Calories from Fat 38 (12%)
(7%)Total Fat 4g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 38g
(15%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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