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Quick Asian-Spiced Pork Tenderloin

Quick Asian-Spiced Pork Tenderloin

The addition of steam while cooking this Asian-spiced Pork Tenderloin provides a moist interior while the grill helps to glaze the tenderloin with the flavourful sauce. Serve with cooked Jasmine rice and boiled edamame for a super quick and satisfying mid-week meal.

Quick Asian-Spiced Pork Tenderloin
Difficulty:Easy

Ingredients

Servings:6
  • 2pork tenderloin (about 1 lb (450g each))
  • 1small onion
  • 1 tbspunsalted butter (cubed)
  • 2garlic cloves (minced)
  • 0.25 cupHoisin sauce
  • 2 tspchinese five-spice powder
  • 0.5lime (grated and juiced)
  • Chopped cilantro for serving (optional)

Steps

STEP 1

Bring pork to room temperature 30 minutes before cooking.

STEP 2

Peel and slice onion. Add slices to large oval microwave-proof casserole dish (2.8 quart) with butter and cover with a glass top or plastic wrap to lock in steam. Cook for 3 minutes on 100% power. Remove dish from microwave, remove glass top/plastic wrap (be careful – steam is hot) and stir.

STEP 3

In a small bowl, combine chicken broth, garlic, Hoisin and Chinese Five Spice Powder.

STEP 4

Add tenderloins to dish with onions and pour chicken broth mixture overtop. Turn to coat well in liquid.

STEP 5

Place dish on top of metal rack. Cook, uncovered, on combination 1 STEAM GRILL for 30-35 minutes, turning once halfway through until just a hint of pink remains or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of meat registers at 160° F.

STEP 6

Remove tenderloins from sauce and set aside to rest.

STEP 7

Place uncovered dish back into microwave and cook on 100% power to slightly thicken sauce, approximately 5 minutes. Stir in lime rind and juice.

STEP 8

Thickly slice tenderloins and place on platter. Pour sauce over top and garnish with freshly chopped cilantro, if desired.

Enjoy

Quick Asian-Spiced Pork Tenderloin

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