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Plum-Flavored Pork Tenderloin

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“This recipe comes from a book called" "365 Ways to Cook Chinese" by Rosa Lo San Ross. This is for honored guest, starting a meal with an appetizer platter of sliced meat is a sign of respect. This dish with a sauce made from fresh plums is not only delicious but very pretty and, of course, the red color denotes good luck.”
3hrs 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut plums in quarters and remove seeds.
  2. In a small saucepan, cook plums with 2 tablespoons cold water until soft and mushy, about 15 minutes.
  3. Let cool.
  4. Add hoisin sauce, soy sauce, pepper, sesame oil, ginger, orange juice, lemon juice, and 1/4 cup of water, stir to blend marinade well.
  5. Trim Pork tenderloin, if necessary.
  6. Place in a roasting pan and coat with marinade.
  7. Cover pan with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3 hours.
  8. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  9. Roast pork in marinade, uncovered, until pork is white throughout, 30-35 minutes.
  10. Remove meat to a carving board, slice, and arrange on a platter.
  11. Spoon pan juices over meat.
  12. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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