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Sassy Mojo Pork

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  Pork tenderloins 1 Pound
  Canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce 4 , rinsed
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Snipped oregano/2 teaspoons dried oregano, crushed 2 Tablespoon (Fresh)
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced

Trim any fat from meat.
Place meat in a plastic bag set in a shallow dish.
For marinade, in a food processor bowl or blender container combine chipotle peppers, orange juice, onion, oregano, lime juice, honey, oil, salt, and garlic.
Cover and process or blend until nearly smooth.
Pour marinade over meat; seal bag.
Marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours, turning bag occasionally.
Drain meat, discarding marinade.
In a grill with a cover arrange hot coals around a drip pan.
Test for medium-hot heat above the pan.
Place meat on the grill rack over drip pan.
Cover and grill for 40 to 50 minutes or until juices run clear (160°F).
If desired, garnish the meat with additional fresh oregano.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 832 Calories from Fat 280

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g48.3%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.7%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 294.9 mg98.3%

Sodium 1578.9 mg65.8%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.3%

Sugars 25.1 g

Protein 97 g193%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 135.4%

Calcium 11% Iron 29.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sassy Mojo Pork Recipe