Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Ginger Strawberry Sauce

The hint of mid-eastern flavours complement both the succulent pork and the sweet strawberries. Standing Time: 10 minutes Preparation Time: 12 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4-6


  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) each of ground cumin and coriander
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb (750 g) Ontario Pork Tenderloin


  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) apple jelly
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) grated fresh gingerroot (or 1/2 tsp/2 mL ground ginger)
  • 2 cups (500 mL) sliced hulled Ontario Strawberries


  • In small bowl, mix together oil, cumin, coriander, cinnamon and cayenne; brush all over pork tenderloin. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  • Place on grill over medium heat; close lid and cook for 18 to 25 minutes or until just a hint of pink remains, turning halfway through. Remove to cutting board; let stand tented with foil for 10 to 15 minutes before diagonally slicing into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices. Tip: Cook meat to 160 F (70 C) on a meat thermometer.


  • Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, heat jelly, lemon juice and ginger; stirring to melt jelly. Turn off heat; stir in strawberries. Spoon some sauce onto plates; arrange meat slices over top. Drizzle remaining sauce over meat.


(when recipe serves 6):
Protein: 27.0 grams
Fat: 3.0 grams
Carbohydrates: 31.0 grams
Calories: 259
SOURCE: Foodland Ontario
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