Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple Salsa

Cumin and jalapeño impart zesty flavor to pork, while pineapple and marmalade lend a little sweetness.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

1/2
teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
lb pork tenderloin
1
kiwifruit, peeled, chopped
1
slice (1/2-inch-thick) pineapple, rind removed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
tablespoon orange marmalade
1
teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño chile

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix gingerroot, salt and cumin. Rub pork with ginger mixture.
  • 2 Cover and grill pork over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning occasionally, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir remaining ingredients until marmalade is completely mixed in.
  • 4 Cut pork into thin slices. Serve pineapple salsa with pork.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix gingerroot, salt and cumin. Rub pork with ginger mixture.
  • 2 Cover and grill pork over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning occasionally, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir remaining ingredients until marmalade is completely mixed in.
  • 4 Cut pork into thin slices. Serve pineapple salsa with pork.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You may have to ask the butcher to cut a 1/2-pound piece from a larger tenderloin for this recipe.

Serve papaya slices on the side to enhance the flavors of the Pineapple Salsa.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
650mg
650%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.