Asian Spiced Pork Tenderloins with Apricot Sauce


Perfect for on-the-deck dining, Chef Jack McDavid suggests serving slices of his Asian-inspired pork tenderloin on a bed of fresh baby spinach, sliced mushrooms and grilled peaches. Then drizzle with Easy Apricot Sauce. Add a glass of iced tea and you couldn’t ask for a more summery meal.

Asian Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Sauce
Easy Apricot Sauce
  1. 2/3 cup apricot preserves
  2. 1/4 seasoned rice vinegar
  3. 1/4 teaspoon soy sauce
Asian Rub
  1. 1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar
  2. 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  3. 1 teaspoon Chinese five spice
  4. 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Prepare Easy Apricot Sauce
  1. Combine apricot preserves, seasoned rice vinegar and soy sauce in small saucepan.
  2. Bring to boil and remove from heat.
  3. Cool to room temperature.
  4. Makes about 3/4 cup.
  5. Set aside to cool to room temperature.
Prepare Asian Rub
  1. Combine brown sugar, salt, Chinese five spice and pepper in small bowl.
  2. Sprinkle and rub mixture evenly on surfaces of pork tenderloins.
  3. Prepare a medium-hot fire in grill.
  4. Grill tenderloins, uncovered, over direct heat for 15-20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees F., turning tenderloins over halfway through cooking.
  5. Transfer pork to cutting board. Loosely cover with foil. Let rest for 5 minutes.
  6. To serve, cut pork tenderloins into 1/2-inch-thick slices and serve with sauce.
Adapted from Pork Be Inspired
Adapted from Pork Be Inspired
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