Pork Tenderloin With Plum Sauce Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main Ingredient


 Grated peeled ginger1 Teaspoon (Fresh)
 Kosher salt1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided
 Freshly ground black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon, divided
 Pork tenderloin1 Pound, trimmed (1 Tenderloin)
 Olive oil1 Teaspoon
 Minced shallots2 1⁄2 Tablespoon (About 1 Medium Sized)
 Chopped peeled ripe plums2 Cup (32 tbs) (About 4 Medium Sized)
 Brown sugar1 Tablespoon
 Ground ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Dry white wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Balsamic vinegar1 Teaspoon
 Butter1 Teaspoon
 Cooking spray1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1009 Calories from Fat 251

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.3%

Saturated Fat 9 g44.9%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 305.6 mg

Sodium 1194.4 mg49.8%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.3 g29.2%

Sugars 64.1 g

Protein 98 g196.8%

Vitamin A 44.8% Vitamin C 82%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 35.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 tablespoon chopped walnuts, toasted
1. Combine fresh ginger, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Cut pork crosswise into 8 pieces, rub pork with ginger mixture. Let stand 15 minutes.
2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add shallots, cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, plums, sugar, and ground ginger. Cook 8 minutes or until plums are tender, stir in wine and vinegar. Reduce heat, simmer 10 minutes. Add butter, stir until butter melts.
3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork to pan, cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.