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Bottom-of-the-Box Crushed Cracker Pork

Bottom-of-the-Box Crushed Cracker PorkGet the kids involved with this fun recipe from Heidi Morris that was an honorable mention for the "No Recipe" recipe contest. A good finger food to serve with your favorite dipping sauce like ranch dressing or barbecue sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound pork tenderloin
1 large egg, beaten
1 tablespoon steak sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup finely crushed cheese crackers
2 tablespoons vegetable oil - divided use

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine egg, steak sauce and garlic powder in a shallow dish. Place crushed crackers in another shallow dish.
  2. Cut tenderloin crosswise into 1/2-inch thick slices. Pound or flatten slices with the heal of your hand to 1/4-inch thickness. Dip each slice first into egg mixture, then cracker crumbs, turning to coat.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add half of pork slices and cook 4 to 5 minutes per side or until browned. Repeat with remaining oil and pork slices (or use 2 skillets at one time).

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 328; Total Fat: 19g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 130mg; Total Carbs: 12g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 27g; Sodium: 304mg.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.