Pork with Curried Apple & Couscous
Enjoy a change-of-pace recipe on our Test Kitchen. The aroma of this delicious dinner will really whet your appetite. Curry brings earthy flavor while raisins and apples lend a touch of sweetness.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 3/4 pound pork tenderloin
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 3 teaspoons reduced-fat butter, divided
- 1 green onion, thinly sliced
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 small apple, peeled and sliced
- 1 tablespoon raisins
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon curry powder
- 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1-1/2 cups hot cooked couscous
- Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown pork in 2 teaspoons butter. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until a thermometer reaches 160°, turning occasionally. Remove pork and keep warm.
- In the same skillet, saute onion and garlic in remaining butter until tender. Add apple and raisins; saute 2 minutes longer. Combine the cornstarch, curry powder and broth until smooth; stir into apple mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork and couscous.
Nutrition Facts5 ounces cooked pork with 1/2 cup apple mixture and 3/4 cup couscous : 406 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 513mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 39g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.
Originally published as Curried Pork with Apples in Cooking for 2 Fall 2008