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Ginger-Orange Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Ginger-Orange Pork Tenderloin Recipe

A fast-to-fix mix marinates grilled pork tenderloin in this simple yet special entree from Lynn Roth of Ypsilanti, Michigan.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pork tenderloin (3/4 pound)

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Pour 1/2 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill pork, uncovered, over medium heat for 15 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°, basting frequently with reserved marinade. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

5 ounces cooked pork equals 243 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 851 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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