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Gingered Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Gingered Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Ginger, onions and garlic pack a flavorful punch paired with pork tenderloin. These tasty medallions smothered in golden caramelized onions are a simple and satisfying main dish. -Rebecca Evanoff, Holden, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total TIme: 30 min. YIELD:2-3 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup apple jelly
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Hot cooked rice pilaf or rice

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute onions in oil and water for 5-6 minutes. Stir in ginger and garlic. Cover and cook for 8-12 minutes or until onions are tender, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; stir in apple jelly until melted.
  • 2. Cut tenderloin into eight slices; flatten each to 1/2-in. thickness. Sprinkle with salt. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, saute pork for 4 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Top with reserved onions; cover and cook for 5-7 minutes or until the meat juices run clear. Serve with rice. Yield: 2-3 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (8 ounces) equals 404 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 260 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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