Five-Spice Pork Tenderloin

Five-spice powder is used in combination with Teriyaki sauce and garlic to create a marinade for pork tenderloins that gives the grilled meat a bold flavor. Complimentary green pea pods and red pepper strips are grilled in a handy foil packet alongside the tenderloins. Serve this dish with crusty bread to make a complete meal.

Five-Spice Pork Tenderloin
Five-Spice Pork Tenderloin

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SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4

    c. teriyaki sauce

  • 1

    clove garlic, minced

  • 1/2

    t. five-spice powder

  • 2

    12 oz. pork tenderloins

  • 12

    oz. fresh pea pods, removed (3c.)

  • 1/2

    c. red sweet pepper, cut into 12-inch strips

  • 1/2

    t. finely shredded orange peel

  • 1

    T. packed brown sugar

  • green onion brushes (optional)

Directions

For marinade combine teriyaki sauce, garlic, and five-spice powder. Place whole pork tenderloins in plastic bag set into a shallow dish. Add marinade; seal bag. Turn meat to coat well. Chill 2 to 24 hours, turning occasionally. Meanwhile, tear off a 36x18 inch piece of heavy foil. Fold in half to make a double thickness of foil that measures 18x18 inches. Place pea pods and red sweet pepper in center of foil. sprinkle with orange peel and brown sugar. Bring up two opposite edges of foil and seal with a double fold. Then fold remaining ends to completely enclose vegetables, leaving space for steam to build. Remove pork from bag, reserving marinade. arrange preheated coals around a drip pan in a covered grill. Test for medium heat above pan. Place pork on grill over dripp pan. Cover and grill for 30 to 35 minutes or until juices rum clear (150 to 160 degrees F.), brushing with the marinade up to the last 5 minutes of grilling. Add vegetable packet the last 15 minutes of grilling, turning packet once. Remove pork from grill and cover with foil. Let meat stand for 15 minutes before slicing. Serve with vegetables. Garnish with the green onion brushes, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

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