pork with orange sauce
- 4 lg carrots cut into chunks
- 1 whole pork tenderloin (1 1/4 lbs)
- 1 lg navel orange
- 1 tsp extra virgen olive oil
- 1 sm red onion (4 to 6 oz) slices
- 1 tbsp dijon mustard with seeds
- 1 pkg (7.4 oz) heat and serve precooked brown rice
1..in 9-inch glass pie plate combine carrots and1/3 cup of water. cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave on high 6 to 7 minutes or until tender.stirring once
2..meanwhile, cut pork crosswise into 1 1/4 in thick slices. press each slice with palm of hand to flatten slightly..season both sides with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper. from orange grate 1/2 teaspoon peel and squeeze 1/2 cup of juice..
3..heat 12 inch skillet on medium high until hot. add oil then pork in single layer. sprinkle .onion in pan around pork. cook 4 to 5 minutes or until pork browns. turn pork over and stir onion.cook 4 to 5 minutes longer or until pork is barely pink in center. transfer pork to plate . leaving onion in skillet.
4.. add mustard and orange peel and juices to skillet. cook 1 minute , stirring occasionally.meanwhile microwave rice as lable directs.
5..devide pork , carrots and rice among 4 servings plates and spoon sauce over all..