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Chinese Pork Tenderloins Recipe


Chinese Pork Tenderloins - Low in Carbs!
Posted by: cookinteacher Tue, 15 Mar 2005, at 7:05 a.m.


From "Southern Living" magazine's, Our Best Low-Fat Low-Calorie Recipes Cookbook, published in 1997, by Oxmoor House, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama. Cooked on the grill or broiled in the oven, this tenderloin recipe is light and lean, and full of flavor!


Ingredients:
2 (1-pound) pork tenderloins
2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
cup low-sodium soy sauce
1 large clove garlic, minced
cup bourbon
Vegetable cooking spray
1-tablespoon sugar


Directions
Trim fat from pork; place pork in a heavy-duty, zip-top plastic bag. Combine soy sauce and next 4 ingredients; pour over pork. Seal bag; marinate in refrigerator 3 to 8 hours, turning bag occasionally. Remove pork from marinade and reserve marinade. Place marinade in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Set aside.
Place pork on rack of a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Add water to cover bottom of broiler pan. Broil pork 5 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) 18 to 20 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion register 160 degrees, turning and basting often with reserved marinade. Remove pork from oven; cover and let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Per Serving:
Calories 177 (22% from fat)
Fat 4.4 (sat. 1.5g; mono 1.9g; poly 0.5g)
Cholesterol 83 mg
Sodium 255
Carbohydrate 2.0g
Fiber 0.0g
Protein 25.9g

Serves 8

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