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Molasses Roasted Tenderloin with
Minted Mango Relish

Molasses Roasted Tenderloin with Minted Mango RelishA healthy and delicious dinner using fresh mangoes. Serve with rice tossed with cashews and steamed asparagus.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. In heavy-duty resealable plastic bag, combine all ingredients except Relish; seal bag and refrigerate for 4 to 24 hours.
  2. Remove pork from marinade and place in shallow roasting pan. Discard marinade.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.