Molasses Roasted Tenderloin with
Minted Mango Relish
A healthy and delicious dinner using fresh mangoes. Serve with rice tossed with cashews and steamed asparagus.
2 pork tenderloins, about 1 pound each
1/3 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons molasses
1 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
1 teaspoon ground coriander
Minted Mango Relish:
1 mango, peeled and diced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons dried cranberries
1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- In heavy-duty resealable plastic bag, combine all ingredients except Relish; seal bag and refrigerate for 4 to 24 hours.
- Remove pork from marinade and place in shallow roasting pan. Discard marinade.
- Roast pork in a 450°F (230°C) oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until internal temperature reads 155°F (approximately 65°C). Remove pork from oven; let rest for 5 minutes before slicing to serve with Minted Mango Relish.
- For Minted Mango Relish: In small bowl, stir together diced mango, mint, cranberries, rice vinegar and 1 crushed red pepper.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 180 calories Protein 24 grams Fat 4 grams Sodium 50 milligrams Cholesterol 65 milligrams Saturated Fat 1 grams Carbohydrates 11 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.