Monday, October 31, 2011

Honey-Glazed Pork Tenderloin

1/4 cup hoisin sauce
6 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger or 1/4 tsp dried ginger
1 tsp sesame oil
1 whole pork tenderloin (1 1/4 lbs)
1/2 fresh pineapple (trimmed)
2 Tbsp brown sugar

Prepare a dutch oven on stove top.  Preheat over medium heat with 2 Tbsp vegetable oil.  Place pork in hot oil in dutch oven.  Brown and cook pork 18 - 20 minutes turning 1/4 turn every 5 minutes.  

In a small bowl, combine hoisin, honey, ginger, and sesame oil.

With serrated knife, cut pineapple half into 4 wedges.  Rub cut side of pineapple with brown sugar.

Grill pineapple 10 minutes or until browned on both sides, turning over once.  While pineapple is grilling, brush pork with hoisin-honey glaze and turn frequently until temperature on thermometer is 155 degrees.  Transfer pork to cutting board; let stand 10 minutes.  Transfer pineapple to platter.

Thinly slice pork and serve with pineapple wedges.

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