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Barbecued Pork - Chinese Style

Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Type: Pork
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

3   Red food coloring- (optional)
3 tablespoons 45mlHoney
2 tablespoons 30mlCommercial hoisin sauce
2   Pork tenderloins - (3/4-pound)
2 tablespoons 30mlReduced-calorie catsup
1/4 cup 59mlReduced-calorie catsup
1 tablespoon 15mlLow-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons 30mlSesame seeds
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlChinese five-spice powder

Recipe Instructions

Combine first 6 ingredients; stir well, and set aside.

Trim fat from pork, and place in a large shallow dish.

Pour honey mixture over pork. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 8 hours, turning pork occasionally.

Remove pork from marinade, reserving marinade. Place pork on a microwave-safe roasting rack. Cover with wax paper, and microwave at MEDIUM HIGH (70% power) 7 minutes.

Brush pork with reserved marinade; rotate rack a quarter-turn.

Cover and microwave at MEDIUM HIGH 6 to 8 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 160F; set aside.

Place remaining marinade in a glass measure; microwave at HIGH until mixture boils. Brush over pork; cut into 1/4-inch slices.

Serve warm with catsup and sesame seeds.

Yield: 12 appetizer servings

"Cooking Light" magazine - January/February, 1993


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