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Recipe: Asian pork tenderloin

Recipe: Asian pork tenderloin

To turn this pork tenderloin recipe into a meal, add steamed pea pods, brown rice with dried apricots, and fresh mango and papaya.

To make this spicy pork tenderloin into a meal, serve it with a side of steamed pea pods tossed with sliced water chestnuts, brown rice mixed with dried apricots, and fresh mango and papaya slices.


Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 F. Lightly coat a baking dish with cooking spray.

In a heavy frying pan, add the sesame seeds in a single layer. Over low heat, cook the seeds, stirring constantly until they look golden and give off a noticeably toasty aroma, about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove the seeds from the pan to cool.

In a bowl, add the coriander, cayenne pepper, celery seed, minced onion, cumin, cinnamon, sesame oil and toasted sesame seeds. Stir to mix evenly.

Place the pork tenderloin in the prepared baking dish. Rub the spices on both sides of the pork pieces. Bake until no longer pink, about 15 minutes. Or bake until a meat thermometer reaches 165 F (medium) or 170 F (well-done).

Transfer the pork tenderloin to warmed plates. Serve immediately.


Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, sliced into 4 4-ounce portions

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NutrientAnalysis
Calcium 
Calories248 
Carbohydratetrace 
Cholesterol61 mg 
Fiber0 g 
Monounsaturatedfat7 g 
Potassium 
Protein26 g 
Saturatedfat5 g 
Servingsize1 piece 
Sodium57 mg 
TotalFat16 g 

2013-08-20

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