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Flamed Pork Tenderloin With Apricots

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  Pork tenderloin 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), soaked
  Dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), soaked in water
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Seasoned flour 1 Tablespoon
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Brandy 2 Tablespoon
  Sour cream 5 Tablespoon
  Black pepper salt To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon

1) Into a saucepan, put the apricots and the water in which they were soaking. Add the sherry and gently cook over low heat for about 15 minutes.
2) Trim the fat off the pork tenderloin, if any, and then cut it into slices which are about 1 ½-inch thick. Toss in seasoned flour.
3) In a skillet or a chafing dish, heat the butter over moderate heat. Saute the pork well on both sides till it is tender and golden. Turn only once.
4) From the skillet, pour off excess fat, if any.
5) Heat the brandy and carefully set it alight. Pour all over the cooked pork.
6) Add the drained apricots and stir till the brandy flames have completely burned out.
7) Mix together the sour cream and apricot liquid and pour the mixture into the pan.
8) Gently simmer for some minutes and then add seasoning of salt, freshly ground pepper and lemon juice to taste.

9) Serve hot with fluffy boiled rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1506 Calories from Fat 531

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.3%

Saturated Fat 30.8 g154%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 472.1 mg157.4%

Sodium 1241.3 mg51.7%

Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.2 g40.9%

Sugars 72.6 g

Protein 125 g250%

Vitamin A 117.7% Vitamin C 15.1%

Calcium 20.3% Iron 56%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Flamed Pork Tenderloin With Apricots Recipe