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  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 284
    Total Fat 11 g
    Saturated Fat 3 g
    Sodium 536 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 9 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    Protein 36.5 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2
    Marinating time 2 hours

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons
    Honey 1 tablespoon
    White wine vinegar 1 tablespoon
    Olive oil 1 tablespoon
    Orange juice ½ tablespoon
    Garlic clove, minced 1
    Pork tenderloin, visible fat removed ¾ pound
    Directions
    1. Whisk together soy sauce, honey, vinegar, oil, orange juice, and garlic in a small bowl. Pour half of the marinade into a resealable plastic bag. Reserve the other half the marinade to serve as a dressing with the cooked tenderloin.
    2. Place pork in the bag and toss around until it is thoroughly coated. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 ½ to 2 hours, turning at least once. Remove from the refrigerator 20-30 minutes before grilling.
    3. Prepare indoor or outdoor grill. Grill the tenderloin for 20-25 minutes, turning often, until a meat-thermometer registers 150°F. Let rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing.
    4. Pour the remaining marinade over the sliced pork and serve.

    Exchanges5 lean meats; ½ starch

    Side Suggestions: Grilled VegetablesSlice ½ red onion, 1 green pepper, and 1 summer squash into large pieces. Toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil and grill for a few minutes, turning once. (Alternatively, place on a sheet pan in the oven and bake at 400°F for about 10 minutes, turning vegetables around with a spatula half way through.)

    Side Suggestions: Brown RiceCook in vegetable or chicken stock for added flavor.

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