Saturday, February 2, 2013

Spicy Pork Tenderloin with Mango Salsa and Sweet Potatoes

Since it has been so cold lately, I wanted to have something for dinner that made me think of warm sandy beaches and a cool ocean breeze...thankfully I'll be feeling the real thing the first week of April, but until then foods reminiscent of a beach vacation will just have to do. 

1 pork tenderloin, room temperature
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. coriander
1 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. cardamom
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Mix the oil and all of the spices and seasonings in a small bowl.  Generously coat the pork with them mix. Heat a saute pan over high heat. Sear the pork on each side for about 30 seconds.  Once you have done each side place the pan in the oven.  Cook 15-25 minutes, depending on the thickness of the tenderloin, until it is medium.

2 tbsp. coconut oil
2 c. sweet potatoes, sliced thin like fries
1 tsp. cumin
salt and pepper to taste

Over medium heat, add oil to a large fry pan.  Add the sweet potatoes and cook until they are tender, about 15 minutes.  Add the cumin and salt and pepper to taste and cook an additional 2-4 minutes.

While the pork and sweet potatoes are cooking, prepare the salsa.

2 mangoes, cut into small dice
1/2 jalapeƱo, seeded and small dice
zest of 1 lime
juice of 1 lime
1/2 c. cilantro minced

Mix all of the above ingredients together and set aside to allow flavors to marinate together.







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