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Asian Barbecued Pork Loin Recipe

Asian Barbecued Pork Loin Recipe

This tender and juicy roast is topped with a sweet and spicy glaze. I like serving it with jasmine rice and green beans almondine.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless whole pork loin roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Chinese-style mustard
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle pork roast with garlic salt and pepper. Place in a shallow roasting pan lined with heavy-duty foil. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until sauce is reduced to 3/4 cup, about 20-25 minutes, stirring often.
  • 3. Brush sauce over pork. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 232 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 348 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.