Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple and Papaya Salsa
Ingredients Pork Loin:Pineapple and Papaya Salsa:
pounds pork tenderloins
teaspoons olive oil
teaspoons chili powder (hot-style, if desired)
teaspoon ground ancho chile pepper
teaspoon ground cumin
teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
ounces fresh pineapple, cut in 1/2-inch dice (about 1-1/2 cups)
ounces papaya, peeled and cut in 1/2-inch dice (about 1-1/2 cups)
green onions, trimmed and thinly sliced
cup chopped fresh cilantro
teaspoon finely shredded lime peel
tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
tablespoon olive oil
tablespoons pumpkin seeds (pipitas), toasted
- Trim fat from the pork. Rub pork with the olive oil. In a small bowl combine the chili powder, ancho chile pepper, cumin, oregano, 1 teaspoon black pepper, and 1 teaspoon salt. Rub mixture all over pork until well coated. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes or cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours.
- For a charcoal grill, arrange medium-hot coals around a drip pan. Place pork on greased grill rack over drip pan. Cover; grill 30 to 35 minutes or until slightly pink in the center (155 degrees F). (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Adjust for indirect cooking. Place pork on greased rack on unheated side of grill. Cover; grill as above.) Remove pork from grill; tent with foil and let rest 15 minutes.
- To serve, cut pork into very thin slices and place on a platter. Top with Pineapple and Papaya Salsa, pumpkin seeds, and cilantro sprigs. Makes 6 servings.
- In a large bowl gently toss together all ingredients. Season to taste with salt.
Pineapple and Papaya Salsa:
Nutrition Facts(Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple and Papaya Salsa)
- Per serving:
- 267 kcal cal.,
- 9 g fat
- (2 g sat. fat,
- 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 5 g monounsatured fat),
- 98 mg chol.,
- 584 mg sodium,
- 11 g carb.,
- 2 g fiber,
- 6 g sugar,
- 34 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet