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Grilled Pork with Coriander Pesto

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  Grated lemon rind/Grated lime rind 1 Teaspoon
  Pineapple juice/Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  No added salt worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Pork leg steak 16 Ounce, trimmed of visible fat (4 Pieces, 4 Ounce Or 125 Gram Each)
For coriander pesto
  Chopped fresh coriander 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unsalted cashews 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fresh chili 2
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  White wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Unsaturated oil 1 Tablespoon
  Low fat natural yogurt/Reduced-fat sour cream 1 Tablespoon

1. Combine lime rind, lime juice and Worcestershire sauce in a shallow dish. Add pork. Turn to coat. Cover. Marinate in the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.
2. To make pesto, place fresh coriander, cashews, chilies, ground coriander, vinegar, lime juice, oil and yogurt in a food processor or blender. Process to make a coarse paste.
3. Heat a char-grill pan or barbecue to very hot. Add pork. Cook for 3-4 minutes each side or until cooked through.
4. Serve pork topped with a spoonful of pesto and accompanied by a salad of fresh tomatoes and cucumber.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 305 Calories from Fat 189

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g33%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.22 mg0.07%

Sodium 21.3 mg0.9%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 21 g42.9%

Vitamin A 16.5% Vitamin C 35.9%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grilled Pork With Coriander Pesto Recipe