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Grapefruit Pork Salad Recipe

Grapefruit Pork Salad Recipe

I found the recipe for this salad starring stir-fried pork tenderloin years ago and have adapted it a bit since. My family often requests it-particularly in summer.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened grapefruit juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/8 plus 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, julienned
  • 1 bunch leaf lettuce, torn
  • 1 medium grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 medium white grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1-1/2 cups halved green grapes
  • 1 cup quartered fresh strawberries

Directions

  • 1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the grapefruit juice, vinegar, oil, honey, mustard, poppy seeds and 1/8 teaspoon salt; shake well and set aside.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, stir-fry pork with remaining salt until no longer pink.
  • 3. Place lettuce on a platter; top with warm pork. Arrange grapefruit, grapes and strawberries around pork. Shake dressing; drizzle over salad. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 311 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 354 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fruit, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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