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Chili Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Chili Pork Tenderloin Recipe

This lean (but not mean) dinner takes the tough out of pork and puts the tender back in tenderloin. —Renee Barfield, Thomaston, Georgia.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; brush over pork.
  • 2. In a large ovenproof skillet, brown pork in oil on all sides.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Yield: 3 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked pork equals 224 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 529 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.