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Chinese-Style Pork Tenderloin

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

6-8 servings

Our Test Kitchen home economists share this recipe for a main course with authentic Asian flair.
Chinese-Style Pork Tenderloin Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 pork tenderloins (1 pound each)
  • 1 teaspoon red liquid food coloring
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup sherry or chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot

Directions

  1. Brush pork with food coloring and sprinkle with seasoned salt. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 30-35 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the pineapple juice, sherry or broth, honey, soy sauce and ginger. Bring to a boil; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Thicken if desired. Thinly slice pork; serve with pineapple sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 pound: 175 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 371mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.

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