Honey Sesame Tenderloin
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INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbs. fresh ginger, grated or 1 tsp. dry ginger
  • 1 Tbs. sesame oil
  • 1 lb. boneless pork tenderloin chops, whole
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 Tbs. brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
DIRECTIONS
  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl. Place tenderloin in a heavy plastic bag and pour soy mixture over to coat. Secure bag tightly. Marinate 2 hours at room temperature, or overnight in refrigerator.
  2. Preheat oven to 400F.
  3. Remove pork from marinade and pat dry. Discard marinade.
  4. Mix together honey and brown sugar in a shallow plate.
  5. Place sesame seeds on a separate shallow plate. Roll pork in honey mixture, coating well. Then roll in sesame seeds.
  6. Place tenderloin in a shallow roasting pan and roast about 25 minutes per 1 lb., until a meat
  7. thermometer reads 160F. Remove to a serving platter, slice thinly.
  8. If you wish to freeze cooked meat: Cool quickly in refrigerator to retain freshness.
  9. Leave meat whole or slice and place the amounts you will use at one time in freezer/oven-proof containers or on sheets of aluminum foil. Seal
  10. tightly. If using foil, wrap and fold edges to seal and place on a flat baking sheet (to
  11. preserve shape) and place in freezer until frozen. Then you can remove baking sheet and
  12. place package where you wish in the freezer. Freeze up to 6 months.
  13. To reheat: Preheat oven to 350°F. Place meat in oven and bake until hot. (USDA recommends reheating meats to 165°F to destroy any bacteria.)