Marinated Pork Teriyaki

Add extra veggies to amp up the nutrition in this deliciously healthy entree. Serve with brown rice to soak up the sauce and complete the meal.


Pork Marinade Ingredients:
2 Tbsp light teriyaki sauce
4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
juice & zest of 1 lime
1 pound pork tenderloin (trimmed of fat)

Sauce & Veggie Ingredients:
1 can low-sodium chicken broth
3 Tbsp light teriyaki sauce
4 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp sugar
3/4 tsp hot sauce
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 large onion, peeled & thinly sliced
1 red pepper, seeded and sliced
1 bunch scallions, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup mushrooms, thinly sliced
2 cups green beans, blanched

1. In a large zip-top bag, combine teriyaki sauce, garlic, lime juice, and lime zest. Add pork and marinate in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
2. In a small bowl, combine chicken broth, teriyaki sauce, cornstarch, sugar, and hot sauce. Set aside.
3. Remove pork from marinade and discard marinade. Cut pork into 1/2-inch slices.
4. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Stir-fry pork for 3 minutes. Remove from skillet, set aside, and keep warm.
5. Add remaining 1 Tbsp of oil to skillet. Add onion and cook 4 minutes. Stir in red pepper, mushrooms, and scallions. Cook 3 minutes. Stir in green beans, broth mixture, and pork. Simmer for 2 minutes or until thickened.
6. Serve over 3 cups of cooked brown rice.

Yield: 4 servings (501 calories, 13 g total fat, 2 g saturated fat, 33 g protein, 66 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 74 mg cholesterol)

Family Circle, January 2011


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