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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.”
READY IN:
3hrs 45mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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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