Pork with Orange Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Pork with Orange Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Pork with Orange Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by randallswise

Makes 4 servings



Provides a 'real meat' dinner, but is just as lean as boneless chicken breast. Serve w/ brown rice. From 'Good Housekeeping', 2/10, p. 157

Recipe Ingredients for Pork with Orange Sauce

4 large carrots, cut into 1 in chunks
1 1/2 lbs pork tenderloin
1 large orange
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 small red onion, sliced
1 tbsp dijon mustard
1/3 c water
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Pork with Orange Sauce

  1. In 9" glass pie plate, combine carrots and 1/3 C water. Cover w/ vented plastic wrap and microwave on high 6 to 7 minutes or until tender, stirring once

  2. Cut pork crosswise into 1.25" thick slices. Press each slice w/ palm of hand to flatten slightly. Season both sides w/ 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper. From orange, grate 1/2 tsp peel and squeeze 1/2 cup juice.

  3. Heat 12" skillet on medium-high until hot. Add oil, then pork in single layer. Sprinkle onion, cook 4 to 5 minutes longer or until pork is barely pink in center. Transfer pork to plate, leaving onion on skillet.

  4. Add mustard and orange peel and juice to skillet. Cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally.

  5. Divide pork and carrots and serve atop brown rice. Spoon sauce over all.

Categories

Pork, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 330.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
314
Calories from Fat
68
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.5g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
124mg
41%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Potassium
1063mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
14.2g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
14%
Sugars
8.5g
Protein
46.0g
Vitamin A 243% Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 6% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in riboflavin
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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