Thai Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Vegetables

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 30 min.
This simple-to-make teriyaki sauce infuses pork tenderloin and grilled vegetables with Thai flavor.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops, or 3/4-1 pound pork tenderloin
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 Tbs lime juice
  • 2 Tbs minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbs brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs minced jalapeno chili
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Tbs grated fresh ginger root
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 medium zucchini, trimmed, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded, cut into 6-8 pieces
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded, cut into 6-8 pieces
  • Fresh cilantro springs, for garnish (optional)

Directions

  • In medium bowl, combine soy sauce, lime juice, minced cilantro, brown sugar, jalapeno, garlic, grated ginger and sesame oil. Reserve 4 tablespoons soy mixture, set aside. Put remainder of soy mixture with tenderloin in a self-sealing plastic bag. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or as long as overnight.
  • Prepare grill with medium-hot fire. Remove pork from marinade; grill 8-10 minutes per side or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part reads 155º F. Brush vegetables with reserved soy mixture and grill 4-5 minutes per side or until tender and starting to brown. To serve, slice tenderloin into 3/4-inch slices. Fan slices around outside edge of serving platter; place grilled vegetables in center. Garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Nutrition Facts

Calories 186
  Calories from Fat 40 (22%)
(7%) Total Fat 5g
(6%) Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(18%) Cholesterol 55mg
(25%) Sodium 594mg
(28%) Potassium 973mg
Total Carbohydrate 17g
(12%) Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 8g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(43%) Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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