Asian Pork and Vegetable Salad

Grilled pork sprinkled with five-spice, garlic powder and salad ingredients makes a hearty dinner ready in 40 minutes – perfect if you love Asian cuisine.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

Salad

1 1/2
lb pork tenderloins
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
2
teaspoons Chinese five-spice powder
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
6
cups finely sliced Chinese (napa) cabbage (about 1 1/2 heads)
1
cup halved snow pea pods
1
red bell pepper, cut into 2x1/4-inch strips
1/2
can or jar (14 oz size) hearts of palm, drained, cubed
2
tablespoons toasted sesame seed

Dressing

1/4
cup sweet-and-sour sauce
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Rub pork tenderloins with 2 teaspoons oil. Sprinkle with five-spice powder and garlic powder.
  • 2 Place pork on grill over medium heat. Cook 20 minutes, turning 3 or 4 times, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix all remaining salad ingredients except sesame seed. In small bowl, beat all dressing ingredients with wire whisk until smooth and thick. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Spoon salad onto 6 individual serving plates.
  • 4 Slice pork; arrange over individual salads. Sprinkle with sesame seed.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    260
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    260mg
    260%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    80%;
    Vitamin C
    130%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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