Honey-Smoked Pork Tenderloin
Serve these butter-sautéed slices of honey-sweetened smoky pork tenderlon and veggies with jasmine rice, a spinach salad and fresh baked buttermilk biscuits.
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 2-inch slices
4 medium carrots, sliced 1-inch
3 stalks celery, sliced 1-inch
1 small onion, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon liquid smoke
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves
- Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add pork tenderloin slices and carrots. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until meat is no longer pink (5 to 6 minutes).
- Reduce heat to medium. Stir in all remaining ingredients. Cover; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisply tender (10 to 12 minutes).
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 320 Fat: 13 g Cholesterol: 95 mg Sodium: 330 mg Carbohydrates: 23 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Protein: 27 g.