From the Editors of Live Right Live Well
A little-known fact: Pork tenderloin is just as lean and low-fat as skinless chicken breast, with slightly less than 3 grams of fat in a 3-ounce cooked serving. It’s versatile, too, and can be roasted, grilled, sautéed or stir-fried.
Makes 8 servings (4 ounces cooked per serving)
Ingredients Latin spices: 2½ tablespoons dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 pork tenderloins (about 2-2½ pounds total)
Directions1. Mix Latin spices together in a small bowl.
2. Rub pork tenderloins, covering completely, with spice mixture.
3. Refrigerate in a covered container for two hours or overnight.
4. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before grilling.
5. Preheat gas or charcoal grill for medium-high heat.
6. Cover and grill pork, turning occasionally, for total of 10 to 15 minutes. Pork is thoroughly cooked when thermometer registers 150 F to 155 F.
7. Transfer cooked pork to cutting board, and let rest for ten minutes before slicing.
Nutrition information (per serving) 200 calories33g protein 7 g carbohydrates4.5g fat (1.5 g saturated)70 mg cholesterol795 mg sodium27 mg calcium2 mg iron350 IU vitamin A1 mg vitamin C
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