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Pork Tenderloin With Fresh Plum Sauce

  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon, grated or minced
  Minced jalapeno chili pepper 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Plums 1 Pound, cut into halves, pitted, chopped
  Sliced green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (With Tops)
  Firmly packed dark brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (To Taste)
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Seasoned rice vinegar/Apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh cilantro 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Oriental sesame oil 3 Tablespoon
  Pork tenderloin 1 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste

Prepare Fresh Plum Sauce. Heat oil in a medium saucepan.
Add garlic, ginger and chili pepper; saute, stirring, about 1 minute.
Add all remaining ingredients except cilantro.
Simmer 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture has a chunky, sauce like texture.
Adjust flavors to taste.
Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
Stir in cilantro.
Rub sesame oil into pork.
Season generously with salt and pepper.
Oil hot grid to help prevent sticking.
Grill pork, on a covered grill, over medium Kingsford briquets, 18 to 25 minutes until a meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 155°F.
Let stand 5 to 10 minutes to allow the internal temperature to rise to 160°F before slicing.
Slice and serve with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 788 Calories from Fat 345

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.8%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g34.6%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 147.4 mg49.1%

Sodium 1418.2 mg59.1%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.7%

Sugars 51.9 g

Protein 51 g102.1%

Vitamin A 62.2% Vitamin C 82.2%

Calcium 8% Iron 23.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pork Tenderloin With Fresh Plum Sauce Recipe